Civil War in Palestine

In the early months of 1948 before the end of British Mandate in Palestine despite the presence of a hundred thousand British troops, Palestine was torn apart by inter communal fighting between Jews and Arabs.  Jewish military forces captured several Cites such as Haifa, Jaffa and Acre, Arab refugees flee Palestine the vast majority were never able to return.  A biography of king Abdullah of Jordan, his war aims would be different from the other Arab states, he did not want an independent Palestine state but Jordan annexing the West Bank instead.

King Abduallah