Virtual Legacy Lecture

X-Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II

February 23, 20234:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Join us for a Virtual Legacy Lecture by Leah Garrett, author of X-Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II, premiering at 4:30 p.m. EST on Thursday, February 23, 2022, on the Marshall Foundation website and YouTube page.

A link to the pre-recorded Virtual Legacy Lecture will be emailed directly to Foundation members preceding the premiere. Simply click on the link and then enjoy the lecture. The video will be available 24/7 to the general public.

Leah Garrett is the director of the Jewish Studies Center and director of Hebrew and Jewish Studies.

She has published four books in Jewish literary history including her most recent, Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel, which won the 2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award for modern Jewish history and was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. Her new book, X-Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War Two, is forthcoming with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Chatto (Penguin).

Dr. Garrett has also been the recipient of multiple fellowships including a Fulbright Fellowship to Tel Aviv University and a ACLS Junior Faculty Mellon.