Between 1947 and 1949, the Zionist military forces seized more than 500 Palestinian villages and towns, caused the displacement of their populations. The following infographic shows how the displacement and destruction of Palestinian villages started before Israel establishment.
1945: more than 1000 Palestinian towns and villages according to British survey.
12 May 1948: population of more than 220 towns and villages were displaced before the Arab forces enter Palestine.
1949: population of more than 300 residential compounds were displaced after the Arab forces enter Palestine.
The suggested borders from United Nations in 1947.