The Palestinian Loss of Land 1946 – Present Map

The history of the Israel-Palestine conflict has one consistent geographic trend – the expansion of Israel into Palestinian land. A series of wars Arab-Israeli wars saw a number of areas gained and exchanged, and the buffer-zone policy that arose in theory out of fear of further invasions has grown and grown. In this sequence of maps the Palestinian loss of land is made stark.

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Alex Browne studied History at Kings College London and is an Assistant Editor at Made From History. He specializes in post-war history in the USA and Central America.