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1949: Israel Signs Truces with Arab Countries

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Israel signed a series of truces with Arab countries that had declared war on the newly created nation on May 15, 1948.  Under the 1949 pacts, Egypt retained control of the Gaza Strip.

Source: New York Times, 6-January-1949


Written by thessler

January 6, 1949 at 12:30 pm

Posted in Timeline