A Book Review

The Soil Engineers: Oral History of Combat Engineering in Sacred Defense

The Soil Engineers is the first volume of "Oral History of Combat Engineering in Sacred Defense" series which was published by the efforts of Abbas Heidari Moghaddam and commissioned by the Museum of Sacred Defense in 2019. The book is written by compiling the memoirs of thirty combat engineers and veterans of the sacred defense in the constructive jihad, the IRGC and the Army. Almost all narrators are defense management experts or ...

The 315th Night of Memory-2

The Islamic Revolution Gained Victory in Eight-Year War

The 315th Night of Memory program was held online on the Aparat website on July 23, 2020. In this program, "Seyyed Ahmad Gheshmi" and "Dr. Hamidreza Ghanbari", two captives of war, recounted their memories of captivity. In this program, Davood Salehi was the executor of program. The second narrator of the three hundred and fifteenth program the Night of Memory was born in November 1962 in the city of Ahvaz.

Neglected Layers of Narration

Narration enjoys a lot of layers and surfaces as the common point between memory, oral tradition and oral history. Finding a path toward the lower layers of the narration in personal memoirs and oral tradition is a bit difficult due to the passage of time and the unavailability of its narrator or narrators; But undoubtedly, in the course of using the mechanism of oral history and in case of correct and precise ...

SABAH (22)

Memoirs of Sabah Vatankhah

Mosadegh hospital was at the end of Chehel Metri Avenue and near the river. Prior to the Revolution, it was called Khombeh hospital. The hospital was a one-story building with brick façade. It had a big iron door that opened to a green area. On the right hand was the morgue and the emergency was facing the main entrance of the building. I never thought I would see such an image in the hospital.

The 315th Night of Memory

We Did Not Think Captivity Would Last Ten Years

The 315th Night of Memory session was held online on the Aparat website on July 23, 2020. In this session, "Seyyed Ahmad Gheshmi" and "Dr. Hamidreza Ghanbari", two liberated of the war, recounted their memories of captivity. In this online meeting, Davood Salehi presented as a presenter. The first narrator of the 315th night of memory session is a released from Hamadan province, born on September 11, 1957, who spent 10 years ...

It was mentioned in an interview with Somayeh Sharifloo

Documented oral history

The book "The Most Beautiful Days of Life" is the memoirs of Fawzia Madih, one of the women of Khorramshahr, written by Somayeh Sharifloo. This book, published by Surah Mehr Publications in 2019, is the result of about three hundred hours of the authors interview with the narrator, a lot of library and field research, and repeated rewrites over several years.

Applied Oral History

We do not speak of or write oral history in order to do a job or enjoy, or that we only create an audio or a video and enrich our archive. Oral history has extraordinary attractions and capacities per se, which can be very effective and problematic if they are identified and used well. This means that if oral history is applied in a purposeful and planned way, it can be ...

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Memoirs of Sabah Vatankhah

He was traveling from Tehran. According to him, he was not told if his sons were martyred or wounded. They had only told him to get to Khuzestan as soon as possible. My mom wiped her tears. She was an emotional woman. She was trying to comfort this impatient father but could not control herself. Mom and Mohsen bought lentils with rice for dinner. We pressured the old man to have dinner but he refused. He could not eat anything.

The News of Month; July 2020

The Role of Art Center in Documentary and Oral History

According to the Iranian Oral History website, "The News of Month" is the title of a series of reports on this website. These reports take a look at news related to the subject of the website in written and cyber media. In the following, you will read the news about July 2020. Iranian Labor News Agency (ILNA) announced that the fifth meeting of Iranian Research Council of the National Archives and Library was held and Shahram ...
 
Three hundred and fourteenth night of memory

Some Memories of Martyr Mostafa Chamran

According to Oral History website, three hundred and fourteenth night of memory, was held at Art Centers Andisheh Hall, maintaining social distance on 25th June 2020. In this program, Seyyed Abolfazl Kazemi, Haj Hassan Shah Hosseini and Mr. Ismail Shah Hosseini recounted memories of sacred defense era and the irregular battles of Martyr Mostafa Chamran and the role of motorcyclists.
The news of month: June 2020

Oral history; slowly and steadily

According to Iranian Oral History website, "The News of Month" is the title of a series of reports on the website. These reports take a look at news related to the subject of the website in written and cyber media. In the following, you will read some news about the month of June 2020. ► In an interview with Iran Book News Agency (IBNA) about the studies plan for oral history of sacred defense of Khorramshahr, ...

The Oral History of the Sacred Defense Narrated by Ali Ishaqi

Electronic Warfare*
Electronic Warfare is a book on the Sacred Defense narrated by Ali Ishaqi which was published in 2018 by Sacred Defense Documentation and Research Center, thanks to the efforts of Yadollah Izadi. The book includes 27 interviews with this commander of Sacred Defense and covers his childhood until the adoption of Resolution 598 and the end of the Iran-Iraq War. Due to the continuity of topics in some interview sessions, ...
It was raised at the 21th Night of Memory in East Azerbaijan:

When Saddam ordered withdrawal from Khorramshahr

Amir Farivar Jafari, at the 21th Night of Memories ceremony of the East Azarbaijan Art Center, said: "Considering the eavesdropping, Saddam used to order withdrawal during the conquest of Khorramshahr by Iranian forces. For about 25 to 30 days, Saddam insisted that those who retreated should be shot and killed He had given all his commanders this power. In such a situation, Saddam, who called himself as a general of Qadisiyyah ...