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1949A

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', January 11, 1949

Depitcted: Ernest Bevin, Harry Truman and a cocky young Israel who had just shot down five British aircrafts over the Sinai.

1949B

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', January 18, 1949

1949C

By E.H. Shepard, 'Punch', January 19, 1949

Rameses II (1279 B.C.)
The Children of Israel: "I thought we'd seen the last of them!"
(Israel troops had penitrated the Sinai as far as El-Arish.)

1949D

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', February 4, 1949

Low's misgivings over Israeli military triumps.

1949E

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', March 23, 1949

"Food for thought."

Depicted: Sharett, Ben-Gurion and Arab refugees from Palestine. Their plight in what is known as the 'Nakba', which is Arab for catastrophe.