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Retrieved 28 December Planned Corpus separatum with the intention that Jerusalem would be neither Jewish nor Arab.

A war between Israel and the Arab States broke out immediately, and the Arab armies invaded Palestine. The initial Arab plans called for Syrian and Lebanese forces to invade from north while Jordanian and Iraqi forces were to invade from east in order to meet at Nazareth and then to push forward together to Haifa.

Other combatant forces lacked the ability to make strategic decisions and tactical maneuvers, [] as evidenced by positioning the fourth regiment at Latrunwhich was abandoned by ALA combatants before the arrival of the Jordanian forces and the importance of which was not fully understood by the Haganah general-staff. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

1948 Arab–Israeli War

On 8 July, the day before the expiration of the truce, Egyptian forces under General Muhammad Naguib renewed the war by attacking Negba.

On 22 October, Israeli naval commandos using explosive boats sank the Egyptian flagship Emir Faroukand damaged an Egyptian minesweeper. Israel’s War of Independence against its Arab neighbours, the inevitable ’round two’, the Suez Crisis ofthe Six Day War ofthe Yom Kippur wars of and the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in are all detailed in this fascinating chronicle of war in the Middle East.


The popularity and number of participants in these annual Nakba demonstrations has varied over time. Upon the implementation of the truce, the IDF had control over nine Arab cities and towns or mixed cities and towns: Area assigned for an Arab state.

The United Nations Truce Supervision Organization and Mixed Armistice Commissions were set up to monitor ceasefires, supervise the armistice agreements, to prevent isolated incidents from escalating, and assist other UN peacekeeping operations in the region.

Arnav Sharma marked it as to-read Jun 01, He ‘wished they would remain, and suggested that it was their duty to do so.

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Arab Factionalism and Social Disintegration, — Both sides acted offensively in defiance of the Partition Plan, which foresaw Jerusalem as a corpus separatumunder neither Jewish nor Arab jurisdiction. Xir Elsayed marked it as to-read Oct 10, In Ben-Gurion’s opinion, in terms of territory Israel was satisfied.

At the end of the month, the IDF had captured the whole of Galilee, driven all Lebanese forces out of Israel, and had advanced 5 miles 8. Additional contingents came from Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Following Israeli independence, the Israelis arab-israelj to build three Sherman tanks from scrap-heap material found in abandoned British ordnance depots.

After meeting with armed resistance, the army was ordered by Ben-Gurion to sink the ship. He feared the reaction of Western ait and wanted to maintain good relations with the United States and not to provoke the British.

Traffic along the Haifa- Hadera coastal railway was also restored. In Octobera submarine chaser was purchased from the United States. On arab-israei May, the Syrian army was stopped at kibbutz Degania Alef in the north, where local militia reinforced by elements of the Carmeli Brigade halted Syrian armored forces with Molotov cocktailshand grenades and a single PIAT. The Royal Navy was also arab-usraeli on high alert.

Lebanon became an independent state inbut French troops would not withdraw untilthe same year that Syria won its independence from France.


Egyptian and Jordanian controlled territory from until An outstanding review of the wars in the Middle East, the book focuses primarily on the Israeli Air Force during the time frame.

Bbbsss marked it as to-read Jul 09, High-flying British aircraft frequently flew over Haifa and Ramat David Airbaseand became known to the Israelis as the “shuftykeit. The Arab League gave reasons for its invasion in Palestine in the cablegram: Israeli Humor — The Content: Israel then invaded and occupied aars Lebanon until the end of the war. This figure ignores the Negev desert which wasn’t under any absolute control of either side.

Arab Israeli Air Wars 1947–82

Israel initially relied on Jewish Agency -run tent camps known as immigrant camps to accommodate displaced Jews from Europe 197-82 Muslim nations. Arab-israelii Kedem ‘s aim was to secure the Old City of Jerusalem, but fewer resources were allocated.

Israel controlled territories of about one-third more than was allocated to the Jewish State under the UN partition proposal. Arab-Israeli Air Wars News of the victory aroused messianic expectations in Libya and Yemen; Ara-israeli had taken root in many countries; active incentives for making aliyah formed a key part of Israeli policy; and better economic prospects and security were to be expected from a Jewish state. Bob marked it as to-read Mar 14, The Arab Legion joined the war in Maybut fought only in the area that King Abdullah wanted to secure for Jordan: On 5 March, Operation Uvda was launched following nearly a month of reconnaissance, with the goal of securing the Southern Negev from Jordan.