After Israel declared its independence on May 14, 1948, the fighting intensified with other Arab forces joining the Palestinian Arabs in attacking territory in the former Palestinian mandate. On the eve of May 14, the Arabs launched an air attack on Tel Aviv, which the Israelis resisted.
Who won the war in Israel in 1948?
1948 Arab–Israeli War
|Date||15 May 1948 – 10 March 1949 (9 months, 3 weeks and 2 days)|
|Location||Former British Mandate of Palestine, Sinai Peninsula, southern Lebanon|
|Result||Israeli victory Jordanian partial victory Palestinian Arab defeat Egyptian defeat Arab League strategic failure 1949 Armistice Agreements|
Who Declared War on Israel?
|Conflict||Combatant 1||Combatant 2|
|War of Independence (1947–1949)||Israel||Egypt Iraq Transjordan Syria Lebanon Saudi Arabia Yemen Holy War Army ALA|
|Sinai War (1956)||Israel United Kingdom France||Egypt|
|Six-Day War (1967)||Israel||Egypt Syria Jordan Iraq|
Who controlled Israel in 1948?
The British, who held a colonial mandate for Palestine until May 1948, opposed both the creation of a Jewish state and an Arab state in Palestine as well as unlimited immigration of Jewish refugees to the region.
Did Israel ever lose a war?
After eleven days of fighting between Israel and Hamas, the latest round of violence has come to a welcome, if anticlimactic, halt. … Yet, for all these “achievements” in battle, Israel is losing the war. Sixteen years have passed since Israel withdrew from Gaza and dismantled all settlements there.