LIST OF WARS: DETAILS
Civil War in Mandatory Palestine
Battle deaths: 4,009 Published: 2013-07-27 19:21:48 | Altered: 2014-08-10 22:44:20
This period constitutes the first phase of the 1948 Palestine war, during which the Jewish and Arab communities of Palestine clashed, while the British, who had the obligation to maintain order, organized their withdrawal and intervened only on an occasional basis.
The next phase of the conflict was the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, which began on 15 May 1948, on the termination of the British Mandate for Palestine and the Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel, when the conflict in Palestine became an outright war between the State of Israel and its Arab neighbours.
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SOURCES: FATALITY DATA
Notes on fatalities
 Battle deaths: Fatalities according to source en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1947-1948_Civil_War_in_Mandatory_Palestine (2013-07-27): Jewish side: 2895, arab side: 991, UK: 123, in total: 4009. (Correlates of War, Non-State War Data v4.0 has the numbers 895,991 and total 1886 resp.)
NOTE ON NATION DATA
NOTE! Nation data for this war may be inconlusive or incomplete. In most cases it reflects which nations were involved with troops in this war, but in some it may instead reflect the contested territory.