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.


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.