‘X Troop’ by Leah Garrett

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"June 1942. The shadow of the Third Reich has fallen across the European continent. In desperation, Winston Churchill and his chief of staff form an unusual plan: a new commando unit made up of Jewish refugees who have escaped to Britain. The resulting volunteers are a motley group of intellectuals, artists, and athletes, most from Germany and Austria. Many have been interned as enemy aliens, and have lost their families, their homes—their whole worlds. They will stop at nothing to defeat the Nazis. Trained in counterintelligence and advanced combat, this top secret unit becomes known as X Troop. Some simply call them a suicide squad. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Book Cover and Author headshot images provided by the author’s representative. 00:00 - Show Opening 01:06 - Noise - Dolly Ave 01:10 - Episode Intro 03:07 - Noise (Cont’d) - Dolly Ave 04:08 - Interview with Leah Garrett, Part 1 14:10 - People - Dolly Ave 15:23 - Interview with Leah Garrett, Part 2 31:31 - Play Fair - Dolly Ave 31:47 - Episode Outro 33:02 - Play Fair (Cont’d) - Dolly Ave 34:06 - Show Closing 35:34 - Finish "

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