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IN-PERSON EVENT: X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of WWII @ RUTGERS
Thursday, December 9, 7:00 p.m.
X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos
of World War II
Leah Garrett, Hunter College
*The first 40 guests in attendance at the event
will receive a free copy of the book!*
A secret commando unit of young Jewish refugees
trained in counterintelligence and advanced combat made up a
secret unit called X Troop. Their purpose: to deliver decisive
blows against the Nazis. Join acclaimed scholar Leah Garrett who
draws on original research, including interviews with the last
surviving members of the X Troop, as she discusses this
fascinating subject of her new book.
Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick
The Raoul Wallenberg Annual Program funded by Leon
and Toby Cooperman
Anita Norich, Professor Emerita, University of
Michigan, will discuss important works of Yiddish literature written
by women—the questions they raise, why they were ignored for so
long, and how they respond to tradition and the opportunities and
challenges of the modern world.