English: map depicting military operations from 15th may 1948 to 10th june 1948 during israeli war of independence symbols used in the map are nato military symbols date, 16 april 2015 source, this file was derived from: arab invasion 1948 - gerpng 1948 arab israeli war - may 15-june 10svg. This 1964 defense department film showing the history of the middle east focused on the conditions within israel following the 1948 arab-israeli war. See how israel achieved independence but also defended it the first few months of its existence in 1948. Avi shlaim praises a study of israel's first armed conflict, 1948: the first arab- israeli war by benny morris, that confronts national myths head on.
For the first time since it had conquered the west bank and gaza strip during the june 1967 six day war, the israeli army found itself on the back foot, portrayed by the world's media as a badly-disciplined bunch of uniformed thugs who seemed to delight in beating up ordinary palestinians and shooting at their children with. The 1948 arab-israeli war prior to the un general assembly's november 1947 decision to partition palestine, king abdullah had proposed sending the arab legion to defend the arabs of palestine reacting to the passing of the partition plan, he announced jordan's readiness to deploy the full force of the arab legion in. Although israel's independence on may 14, 1948, triggered the first full-scale war , armed conflicts between jews and arabs had been frequent since great britain received the league of nations mandate for palestine in 1920 from 1945 to 1948 zionists. Keywords: effects arab israeli war, arab israeli conflict causes there were various causes which led to the 1948 arab-israeli war, most of which stem from the conflicting views regarding palestine between the arabs and jews this essay will serve to explain the long term causes, and immediate causes and.
Find the perfect 1948 arab israeli war stock photos and editorial news pictures from getty images download premium images you can't get anywhere else. Detailed illuestrated timeline of the arab israel war of 1948. King abdullah of transjordan in jerusalem (1948) king abdullah walks through jerusalem to the mosque british pathé dr chiam weizmann, president of israel in america aka president of israel in usa.
Aircraft used by both sides of the arab-israeli war of 1948. This prompted the syrian, egyptian, jordanian, iraqi, and saudi arabian armies to invade israel thus began the 1948 arab-israeli war despite being heavily outnumbered, the israelis beat back all of their attackers and established israel as a state to this day the war is known as the war of independence in hebrew and. This history of the foundational war in the arab-israeli conflict is groundbreaking, objective, and deeply revisionist a riveting account of the military engag.
It was the bloodiest of israel's wars it cost 6,373 killed in action (from pre-state days until 20 july 1949) almost 1% of the yishuv (the jewish community) - although that figure includes quite a number of new immigrants and some foreign volunteers in the first phase (29 november 1947 - 1 april 1948), it was the palestinian.
Published online: 10 sep 2008 article oral testimonies, archival sources, and the 1948 arab-israeli war: a close look at the occupation of a galilean village kobi peled journal of israeli history volume 33, 2014 - issue 1 published online: 6 mar 2014 book review 1948 a history of the first arab–israeli. Arab refugees in northern israel on the road to lebanon, november 1948 credit associated press it was not one of the celebrated moments of what the israelis call the war of independence and the palestinians call al nakba, the catastrophe but it is one of the more arresting ones in late august 1948,.
3 two days later, the holy men of al-azhar university in cairo called on the muslim world to proclaim a jihad (holy war) against the jews4 the first large- scale assaults began on january 9, 1948, when approximately 1,000 arabs attacked jewish communities in northern palestine by february, the british said so many. For centuries, the population of the land known today as israel barely changed but in the late 1800s, waves of immigrants poured in, fighting for. Even though the 1948 arab-israeli war resulted in israel's victory, it had significant consequences on the regional politics of the region, which are still visible today.