About the Event
Join us for a virtual lecture with Leah Garrett, Professor and Director of Jewish Studies at Hunter College, in conversation with HJS Professor Hasia Diner, about Prof. Garrett's new book, X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II, which tells the remarkable and unknown story of a group of Jewish Holocaust refugees who were trained by the British to be commandos, fighting on the front lines of many of the most crucial battles of the Second World War. These were the elite of the elite, a special forces unit that would help bring the Nazis to their knees.
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This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) at the United States Military Academy at West Point.