Abbas Jahangiri and his memories of Holy Defense, Part II

The Night of the High School’s Martyrs

In the first part of the interview with Engineer Abbas Jahangiri conducted by the correspondent of Iranian Oral History website, he talked about how he was joined the fronts of the sacred defense and the days of a jihadi camp in the town of Islam Abad and the events after the Operation Valfajr 2 in Haji Omran Altitudes until Operation Kheibar. Of course, in all of these narrations, ...
Abbas Jahangiri and his memories of Holy Defense, Part I

From Jihadi Camp to Hadj Omran Heights

I could not imagine that I would have the chance to meet him very soon, when I called. But as I explained my job, immediately he welcomed and accepted me. It was a fall evening when I went to his office. We started to talk at 4 PM and it was just after 8 PM when I was leaving there. I did not notice the time pass. We stopped for saying the sunset prayers.
Seyyed Mehdi Abtahi reports on “Memory Night” in provinces

First step, subject identification

Seyed Mehdi Abtahi is the expert of the Provincial Office of Culture and Stability Studies in Art and in charge for organizing Memory Night programs in the provinces. According to the content of Memory Nights and its pertinence to oral history, the Correspondent of Oral History conducted an interview with him which follows.
Memories of Behzad Asaei, The Sacred War fighters and a faculty, Part (II)

The Guys of Mofid School

In the first part memories of Behzad Asaei, we read from his first appearance in fronts of the sacred defense to an injury that caused he could participate in all exams of May 1982 and came back to the front again. He said: "Hoveyzeh was a big change for me. Hoveyzeh was a professional training center", because he neutralized mines about four or five hours in a day.
Memories of Behzad Asaei, The Sacred War fighters and a faculty, Part (I)

Hoveyzeh Was A Big Change And A Training Center For Me

Behzad Asaei was born in Tehran in 1965. He studied in schools such as al-Khwarizmi, Hashtroodi and Mofid and graduated in 1983. He spent B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering (power) in Tehran University. During 1987-1990 he worked in Hemmat Missile Industries Complex. Asaei became a faculty of Yazd University in 1990 and went Australia, Sydney in 1992 to pursue Ph.D. He graduated in Ph.D. in 1996. He started production of electric vehicles in Australia, Sydney in 1993.
In an interview with "Mahmoud Farhang"

Some Parts of Oral History in the Field of Sacred Defense Theatre (II)

After beginning of Iraqi imposed war against Iran, bulwark theater was first festival in Kermanshah city. I was a referee in festival. Next festival named "Basijs flower- face fighters" performed after liberalization of Sannaddaj city. I remember that all the walls was holed by enemy, and Mr. Rahim Safari, who was the commander of Kurdistans Sepah in those days, came for end of the festival. The next festival named "Ashuraian".
In an interview with Mahmoud Farhang

Some Parts of Oral History in the Field of Sacred Defense Theatre (I)

In this interview, we talk about the memoirs of Mahmoud Farhang who was born in 1953 in Hamedan, and he is writer, the theater director and critic. One who has been active in the field of sacred defense, and he always hopes that, by the development of artists, the fame of the great man of Sacred Defense will be spread over the world. In the interview of Oral History with Mahmoud Farhang, plans, events and people are discussed that it can be as a beginning of the development of Sacred Defense Theatre in oral history.
Captain talks about Shahid Safari Operation

Crucial moments when commandos broke the back of oil terminals

Oil and access to international waters were the economic-political lifelines of Iran and Iraq during the eight-year Iraqi imposed war against the Islamic Republic of Iran. On the other hand, the two countries did their best to continue extracting and exporting oil from the sea. Meanwhile, domination over the international waters in southern Iran and the destruction of the Saddam’s navy was of great importance. At the same time, the Navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran took the first step took the first step for destroying the enemy’s two giant oil terminals through carrying out Shahid Safari Operation in November 1980.
Discussed in an interview with Hossein Zanjani

Concerns on the development of irregular monographs in the field of oral history

Hossein Nasrollah Zanjani is the cultural adviser to the General Director of the provinces and the Majlis in the field and has had his unique experience in ghost writing and supporting those active in the profession. An interview on the current status of memoirs with focus on the field of art was conducted.
Interview with war veterans of Art Center (3)

Dowlatkhah: Karbala (I) was my first and last operation

Farq Ali Dowlatkhah is one of the veterans of the eight-year Iraqi imposed war against Iran who was injured in the first operation he was present and still reviewing his memoris of those days in his mind and memory. The website of Iranian Oral History has conducted an interview with this war veteran.
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Mahnaz Fattahi Talks About "Panahgah

Mobilizing a City to Narrating an Event

Author of books "War Brides" and "Farangis" recently has published "Panahgahe Bi Panah". This book is story of a rocket attack on a bunker in Kermanshah by Saddams Army that led to injury and martyrdom of 300 people of our compatriots. Book Launch of "Panahgahe Bi Panah" was in Kermanshah and location of the bunker on Monday, February 20, 2017.
Review of "Importance and Function of Oral History in Contemporary Era"

Lets Teach Oral History through Scientific Method and Not Arbitrarily

Lecturers in conference of "Importance and Function of Oral history in Contemporary Era," pointing out that the meeting has been established with aiming at finding potentials and abilities in order to further cooperation in field of oral history, said that they follow scientific methods and see oral history as an effective tool in collecting and preserving oral information of people in different fields.
History traveler, Words Companion, Goodbye Charlie, Habib Time etc…

Memories for Oral History of Gilan

Art Bureau of Gilan has released since 2015 so far volumes of two book series that "oral history" is their general introducer.
One of the series published two volumes: "Gray Years: memories of Doctor Hushang Montaseri", interviewed and the formulated by Ali Amiri and "History Traveler: memories of Aziz Tavili" interviewed and the formulated by Miremad al-Din Fayyazi W. The two books were released by Ilia Culture Publication that is working in Rasht.
Front and Rear Narrated by Two Books

Lurestanian memories of anthem and battle

One of the books of the series "Treasure: An Oral History of Cultural Front of Islamic Revolution: songs and lyrics of Revolution- 1" named "Battles to Win: An Oral History of Educational Affairs choir of Khorramabad" researched and formulated by Saman Sepahvand, provided in Oral History Unit of Office of cultural Front Studies of Islamic Revolution and published by the office of Nashre Maaref.