1948, Israel and the Palestinians - The True Story
Commentary, May 2008
7 Pages Posted: 31 May 2018
Date Written: May 19, 2018
The recent declassification of millions of documents from the period of the British Mandate (1920-1948) and Israel’s early days, documents untapped by earlier generations of writers and ignored or distorted by the “new historians,” paint a much more definitive picture of the historical record. They reveal that the claim of Palestinian dispossession is not only completely unfounded but the inverse of the truth.
Keywords: 1948 war, Palestine war, Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Palestinian refugees, Palestine, Israel
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