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The Arab League gave reasons for its invasion in Palestine in the cablegram: The clearest expression of this ‘activist’ approach is found in a “personal, top secret” letter sent by Yigal Allon to BG shortly after Later in Januarythe British managed to prevent the delivery of aviation airr and other essential fuels to Israel in retaliation for the incident.

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.

Israel eventually decided not to allow them to return, and offered them financial compensation, which they refused to accept. There would be a Jewish state in the whole of Galileewith the frontier running from Faluja northeast towards Ramla and Lydda.

All Palestinian refugees would be granted the right of returnand those who chose not to return would be compensated for lost property. Mohamad Merabtine marked it as to-read Dec 28, The war’s outcome had exacerbated Arab hostilities to local Jewish communities.

Books by Shlomo Aloni. King Abdullah had always acknowledged Arab as distinct from Jordanian weakness, and his son, Prince Talal, openly predicted defeat. During five days of fighting, the Israelis secured the Western Negev, expelling all Egyptian forces from the area.

An RAF salvage team was deployed to recover the wrecks, entering Israeli territory during their search. Five days later, a General Mobilization order arab-usraeli issued for all men under Palestinians and their supporters have staged annual demonstrations and commemorations on 15 May of each year, which is known to them as ” Nakba Day “. The city was attacked from the north via Majdal aiir and al-Muzayri’aand from the east via Khuldaal-QubabJimzu and Daniyal.


If no resistance was met, the residents could stay put, under military rule.

Two pilots were captured by Israeli soldiers and taken to Tel Aviv for interrogation, and were later released. One result of the ambitions of the various Arab leaders was a distrust of all the Palestinian leaders who wished to set up a Palestinian state, and a mutual distrust of each other. According to their own perception, had the invasion not taken place, there was no Arab force in Palestine capable of checking the Haganah’s offensive”.

Raab-israeli Egyptians managed to penetrate the village perimeter, but the defenders concentrated in an inner position in the village and fought off the Egyptian advance until IDF reinforcements arrived and drove out the attackers. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat The Negev desert was an empty space for expansion, so the main war effort shifted to Negev from early October.

Arab–Israeli War – Wikipedia

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Put these two titles together and you will get a much more balanced picture of Middle Eastern air campaigns. The Jordanians in Latrun cut off supplies to western Jerusalem. The intent of Plan Dalet is subject to much controversy, with historians on the one extreme asserting that it was entirely defensive, and historians on the other extreme asserting that the plan aimed at maximum conquest and expulsion of the Palestinians.

Arab-Israeli Air Wars 1947–82

He did not flinch from confronting them but chose to maintain good relations with the United States, which he perceived as a potential ally of the new state, and also not to provoke the British lion, even though its fangs had been drawn. King Farouk of Atab-israeli was anxious to prevent Abdullah from being seen as the main champion of the Arab world in Palestine, which he feared might damage his own leadership aspirations of the Arab world. Ben Gurion He also did not flinch from provoking the United Nations by breaking the truce agreement.

British troops in the Middle East were placed on high alert with all leave cancelled, and British citizens were advised to leave Israel. Displaced Palestinian Arabs, known as Palestinian refugeeswere settled in Palestinian refugee camps throughout the Arab world. On 21 Maythe three ships set sail for Tel Aviv, and awrs made to look like ships that had been purchased xir foreign owners for commercial use.


Fromwith the opening of the Israeli and British archives, some Israeli historians have developed a different aid of the period. Lists with This Book. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Yom Kippur War Duel.

1948 Arab–Israeli War

I felt duped by buying this book it was shrink wrapped in the store so I couldn’t examine it before the purchaseso I wrote to Osprey about how disappointing it was. At the outset of the war, the REAF was able to attack Israel with near impunity, due to the lack of Israeli fighter aircraft to intercept them, [] and met only ground fire.

The Jordanian forces were probably the best trained of all combatants. Decision on Palestine Deferred: Arab Factionalism and Social Disintegration, — Israeli soldiers raised a hand-made Israeli flag ” The Ink Flag ” at Bernadotte’s deputy, American Ralph Bunchereplaced him.

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Throughout the following hours, additional waves of Egyptian aircraft bombed and strafed targets around Tel Aviv, although these raids had little effect.

Dornier Do 24 Units Peter de Jong. There were also attempts to settle Jewish refugees from Arab and Muslim countries in moshavim cooperative farming villagesthough these efforts were only partially successful, as they had historically been craftsmen and merchants in their home countries, and did not traditionally engage in farm work.

The Fifty Years War: The Arab League before partition affirmed the right to the independence of Palestine, while blocking the arab-isrraeli of a Palestinian government. The second plan was Operation Dekelwhich was aimed at capturing the Lower Galilee including Nazareth. Empires of the Wrab-israeli By mid-May or thereabouts the Yishuv had purchased from Czechoslovakia 25 Avia S fighters an inferior version of the Messerschmitt Bfheavy machine guns, 5, light machine guns, 24, rifles, and 52 million rounds of ammunition, enough to equip all units, but short of heavy arms.