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From 'Global Connections'. Timeline- PBS

1946A

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', January 29, 1946

Bevin and Vishinski tussel over Iranian oil concessions.

1946B

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', January 18, 1946

UNO hears it's first complaint before the security council regarding the Iranian - Azabaijan crisis.

1946C

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', March 25, 1946

Stalin announces the immediate withdrawal of Russian troops from Iran.

1946D

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', March 25, 1946

1946E

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', March 28, 1946

1946F

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', May 3, 1946

The Anglo - American Palestine Commitee recommended that 100,000 Jews be
allowed into Palestine. It fared no better that the seventeen previous committees.

1946G

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', May 9, 1946

The witnesses look aghast at "giving away the empire".

1946H

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', May 10, 1946

Britain promises Egypt to evacuate all British forces from Egyptian cities and bases by September, 1949.

1946H

By E.H. Shepard, Punch, June 12, 1946

Pro-Imperialist British conservatives spoke of Britain's "rightful position"
in the Suez Canal zone.

1946I

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', July 10, 1946

The British round-up illigal Jewish army members of the Hagannah.

1946J

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', July23, 1946

The Irgun bombs the King David Hotel in Jerusalem. The blast kills 91.

1946K

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', August 2, 1946

1946L

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', August 6, 1946

Attle puts Truman on notice that Britain will not allow further illegal entry into Palestine.

1946M

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', August 15, 1946

Next stop Cyprus. Jewish illegal immigrant ships were intercepted and the passengers, mainly Holocaust
survivors, were transferred to detention camps in Cyprus.

1946N

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', September 11, 1946

Empty seats at the London round table conference on Palestine. The conference was adjourned,
to be resumed at a later date.

1946O

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', October 8, 1946

President Truman: "I have repeatedly made known and have urged that steps be
taken to admit 100,000 Jewish refugees to Palestine."

1946P

By E.H. Shepard, 'Punch', September 18, 1946

1946R

'Punch', September 18, 1946

1946S

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', November 6, 1946

Bevin, the British Foreign Secretary to his U.S. counterpart, James Byrnes.

1946T

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', November 12, 1946

1946Ta

1946U

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', November 22, 1946

1946V

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', December 12, 1946

The Morrison - Grady Plan for Palestine advocated a semi-autonomous Palestine
divided into Jewish and Arab regions under British control.