Iraq Al Manshiyya Evacuation 1948
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Iraq Al Manshiyya was a Palestinian Arab town located 32 km northeast of Gaza City. The Israeli Defense Forces intimidated the inhabitants to flee. According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, a kibbutz named Gat was established in 1941 on lands that traditionally belonged to the village; it took over additional lands after the expulsion of the villagers. In 1954 Qiryat Gat was established on village land.
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