Fawzi Bey al Kaukji, Volunteer Army of the Arab NationsFawzi Bey al Kaukji, leader of the Volunteer Army of the Arab Nations before May 15th, 1948, declared:

“In one month you can witness the results of our preparations. This is war. We propose to sweep Zionism from Palestine with superior military force.”

Source: San Francisco Chronicle, January 14, 1948.