Last updated on: 10/17/2019 | Author: ProCon.org

Map – Operation Litany (1978 – 1978)

TIME PERIOD: 1978 – 1978

“In the early 1970s, tension along the Israel-Lebanon border increased, especially after the relocation of Palestinian armed elements from Jordan to Lebanon. Palestinian commando operations against Israel and Israeli reprisals against Palestinian bases in Lebanon intensified. On 11 March 1978, a commando attack in Israel resulted in many dead and wounded among the Israeli population; the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) claimed responsibility for that raid. In response, Israeli forces invaded Lebanon on the night of 14/15 March [1978], and in a few days occupied the entire southern part of the country except for the city of Tyre and its surrounding area.”

UNIFIL, “Background,” online, 2003

MAP KEY
Israel & the Disputed Territories (the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, and the Golan Heights) Israel & the Disputed Territories (the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, and the Golan Heights)
Area of Israeli Invasion Area of Israeli Invasion
Area of UN Forces Area of UN Forces
Suez Canal Suez Canal
Egypt Egypt
Jordan Jordan
Syria Syria

Map Showing Operation Litany (1978-1978), 175 Mile Radius from Jerusalem

175 Mile Radius from Jerusalem

Map Showing Operation Litany (1978-1978), 350 Mile Radius from Jerusalem

350 Mile Radius from Jerusalem