The British mandate

In this first episode of a ten part series on the First Arab – Israeli War, I will deal with the British mandate in Palestine, starting with the British occupation in 1917, the British Government promise to create a Jewish state made during the First World War, the increased level of Jewish immigration into Palestine, the Arab revolt (1936 to 1939), the troubled history of Palestine after the Second World War.  The decision by the United Nations to create two states in Palestine, a Jewish and Arab state.  A biography of Jewish leader David Ben Gurion.

David Ben Gurion