1948 Arab–Israeli War

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1948 Arab–Israeli War
Pairt o 1948 Palestine war
Raising the Ink Flag at Umm Rashrash (Eilat).jpg
Captain Avraham "Bren" Adan raisin the Ink Banner at Umm Rashrash (a steid nou in Eilat), markin the end o the war.
Date15 Mey 1948 – 10 Mairch 1949
(9 months, 3 weeks and 2 days)
Final airmistice agreement concludit on 20 Julie 1949
LocationUmwhile Breetish Mandate o Palestine, Sinai Peninsula, soothren Lebanon
Result Israeli victory; Palestinian Arab defeat; Arab League strategic failur;[5] Airmistice Agreements
Territorial
changes
Israel keeps aurie allottit tae it bi Pairteetion Plan, captures 50% o aurie allottit tae Arab state, Jordanian occupation o Wast Bank, Egyptian occupation o the Gaza Strip
Belligerents

 Israel


Afore 26 Mey 1948:
Yishuv:


Efter 26 Mey 1948:
Israel Defense Forces


Foreign volunteers:
Mahal

Irregulars:
Aw-Palestine Govrenment Haly War Airmy
Arab Liberation Army (bw).svg Arab Liberation Airmy


Foreign volunteers:
Muslim Britherheid
 Yemen
 Pakistan
Sudan[4]
Commanders an leaders

Politeecians:
Israel David Ben-Gurion
Commanders:
Israel Yisrael Galili
Israel Yaakov Dori
Israel Yigael Yadin
Israel Mickey Marcus  
Israel Yigal Allon
Israel Yitzhak Rabin
Israel David Shaltiel
Israel Moshe Dayan

Israel Shimon Avidan

Politeecians:
Arab LeagueKinrick o Egyp Azzam Pasha
Kinrick o Egyp Keeng Farouk I
Jordan King Abdallah
Kinrick o Iraq Muzahim al-Pachachi
Sirian Republic (1930–58) Husni al-Za'im
Aw-Palestine Govrenment Haj Amin al-Husseini
Commanders:
Kinrick o Egyp Ahmed Ali al-Mwawi
Kinrick o Egyp Muhammad Naguib
Jordan John Bagot Glubb
Jordan Habis al-Majali
Flag of Hejaz 1917.svg Hasan Salama  

Arab Liberation Army (bw).svg Fawzi al-Qawuqji
Strenth
Israel: 29,677 (initially)
117,500 (finally)[Note 1]
Egyp: 10,000 ineetially, risin tae 20,000[citation needit]
Iraq: 3,000 initially, risin tae 15,000–18,000[citation needit]
Sirie: 2,500–5,000[citation needit]
Transjordan: 8,000–12,000[citation needit]
Lebanon: 1,000[7]
Saudi Arabie: 800–1,200 (Egyptian command)
Yemen: 300[citation needit]
Arab Liberation Airmy: 3,500–6,000.
Total:
13,000 (initial)
51,100 (minimal)
63,500 (maximum)[Note 2]
Casualties an losses
6,373 killed (aboot 4,000 truips an 2,400 civilians)[8] Arab airmies:
3,700-7,000 killed
Palestinian Arabs:
3,000-13,000 killed (baith fichters an civilians)[9][10]

The 1948 Arab–Israeli War or the First Arab–Israeli War wis focht atween the State o Israel an a militar coaleetion o Arab states.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. This includes the entire militar personnel coont—baith combat units an logistical units.[6]
  2. At maximum, nae hauf o the forces o the Israelis but these numbers include anly the combat units sent tae the umwhile mandate-territory o Palestine, nae the entire militar strenth.[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Oren 2003, p. 5.
  2. Morris (2008), p.260.
  3. Gelber, pp. 55, 200, 239
  4. Morris, 2008, p. 332.
  5. Morris, 2008, pp. 400, 419
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gelber (2006), p.12.
  7. Pollack, 2004; Sadeh, 1997
  8. Politics and society in modern Israel: myths and realities. Google Books. 2000. ISBN 9780765605146. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  9. Laurens 2007 p.194
  10. Morris 2008, pp. 404–406.

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