Episode 5.9 First Arab – Israeli War 8 — October 26, 2020

Episode 5.9 First Arab – Israeli War 8

Negev

As fighting resumes in October, the Israeli Army launches an offensive to gain the Negev, and link up with the Jewish settlements in the Negev.  The Israeli Army captures Beersheba and reaches the Dead Sea.  The Egyptian Fourth Brigade is cut off by the Israeli Army.  The biography of the commander of the Israeli Army in the South, General Allon.

To be published on Saturday 31st October

Genera; Allon

 

Episode 5.8 First Arab – Isreli War 7 — October 20, 2020

Episode 5.8 First Arab – Isreli War 7

  • The Battle for Northern Galilee

The second United Nations cease fire lasts from July to October 1948. The life and death of Count Bernadotte, the United Nations mediator in Palestine. He is murdered by Zionist extremists. The third phase of the War begins in October, in this episode I will deal with the Israeli Army capture of the Arab enclave in Northern Galilee.

To be published on Saturday 24th October

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Count Bernadotte

Episode 5.7 First Arab – Israeli War 6 — October 16, 2020

Episode 5.7 First Arab – Israeli War 6

The ten days battles

The first UN cease fire broke in July, it would take ten days for a second UN cease fire to be imposed, during that renewed period of fighting the Israeli Army gains ground in Galilee, central Isreal and Southern Judea. However Israeli Army attempts to take the fort at Latrun and the Old City of Jerusalem are defeated by the Arab Legion.  A biography of Egyptian Army commander in Palestine from May to October 1948, General Al – Mwani.

 

 

Episode 5.6 First Arab- Israeli War — October 6, 2020

Episode 5.6 First Arab- Israeli War

The Battle of Jerusalem

The fighting in the West Bank, the Israeli Army suffers a defeat by the Iraqi Army at Jenin and by the Arab Legion at Latrun. The Arab Legion capture the Jewish Old City in Jerusalem. To bring suppliers into Jerusalem, the Israeli Army builds a new road nicknamed the ‘Burma Road’ is enable food, water and goods to be brought into the City. A biography of Mickey Marcus an American who fought with the Israeli Army becoming its first General.

General Mickey Marcus