Sunday, May 12, 2013
West Bank and Gaza - History (contd-1)
1947 (Actual): British Mandate of Palestine, showing Jewish settlements in Palestine as at 1947 in blue. The Jewish population had increased from 83,790 in 1922 to 608,000 in 1946.
1947 (Proposal): Proposal per the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine (UN General Assembly Resolution 181 (II), 1947), prior to the 1948 Arab–Israeli War. The proposal included a Corpus Separatum for Jerusalem and extraterritorial crossroads between the non-contiguous areas
1948-67 (Actual): The Jordanian occupied West Bank and Egyptian occupied Gaza Strip (note the dotted lines between the territories and Jordan / Egypt), after the First Arab-Israeli War, showing 1949 armistice lines.