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Palestine 1945-1948

Please note that these pages are no way intended to be Anti-Semitic
We are simply trying to tell the story of  the British forces involvement in Palestine for 1945 to 1948.

Recently our attention has been drawn to a series of new books, articles and radio and television documentaries on the subjects covered by Britain's Small Wars. Their contents, in many cases, draw extensively on material published on this web site and used without acknowledgment or permission of the copyright holders.

When this site was created and developed, its aim, which remains, was to record those conflicts since 1945 in which British service personnel have been called upon to do their duty, reported as far as possible through the eye-witness accounts of those involved, and to create Honour Rolls, where none existed before, of those who gave their lives in service to their country. As a result this web site has become a valuable historical resource due to the voluntary efforts of our contributors, free from the profit-making needs  of media publishers.

By using Britain's Small Wars copyright material without permission, some authors and publishers are not only taking credit falsely for their work, they are dishonoring British forces and their achievements. While we do not have the resources to 'police' the use of our material nor pursue costly litigation, we usually give permission freely to those who approach us to quote passages from our pages for their use. In fact, they honor us by doing so. All we request is that they acknowledge the fact in their published work.

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John Nesbit (Gus)
By John Nesbit (Gus)
Scottish conscripted soldier who was called up and served in Palestine and Cyprus

Introduction
Introduction
Exodus to Independence
 Exodus to Independence
Palestine Mandate
Palestine Mandate
Withdrawn.
Marines in Palestine
Marines in Palestine
RAF in Palestine
 RAF in Palestine
Standby to Board
" Standby to Board "
Royal Navy In Palestine 
Kng David Hotel
The Outrage
 King David Hotel
Acre Jail Break
Acre Jail Break
The Karionets
"The Karionets"
The 6th Airborne 
Division In Palestine
Kidnappings, Beatings, Murders and Hangings
Kidnappings, Beatings, 
Murders and Hangings
Attacks by the Irgun and Stern Gang
Last to leave
Last to 
leave
Operations Agatha and Shark
Operations 
Agatha and Shark
British units serving in Palestine 1945 - 1948
British units serving in 
Palestine
1945 - 1948
A Para in Palestine
A Para in Palestine
Ex Paratrooper Don Nicholls 
late of the 7th LI Battalion
Attack on the Syrian Orphanage
Attack on the 
Syrian Orphanage
40 Commando in Haifa January to June 1948
40 Commando in Haifa
January to June 1948
My Palestine Photos By Frank Wells
My Palestine Photos
By Frank Wells

17 Field Squadron, Royal Engineers in Palestine
17 Field Squadron, Royal Engineers in Palestine

HMS Providence by Nick messinger
HMS Providence by Nick messinger

THE JILTED SOLDIER IN JERUSALEM
By K.J. Stevens

Smuggled to Cairo
By Ken Stevens

Please note that this chapter is not complete yet. At a later date we hope to publish the following

Rail and Road attacks
Successful actions against the Irgun

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