"Meeting in Fakkeh (Molaghat dar Fakkeh", Narrating Genius of a Young Commander

Undoubtedly wars have always been a place where elites and geniuses have emerged. Hasan Bagheri has also been mentioned among the geniuses. When he participated in the meeting of the Army War Room on November 16, 1980 and demonstrated his comprehensive knowledge on status of the entire south front to senior officials, he was appreciated by all. Hasan Bagheri, at the age of 24, had become so famous that senior members of ...

“Oral History” by Dr. Morteza Nooraie/1

“Interview "is one of the topics of contemporary history

Dr Morteza Nouraei believes that since audio recording and active interviewing have been combined with theoretical discussions, oral history has become a method that has its own place in contemporary history. Because the interview is one of the topics of contemporary history. There is debate on teaching oral history as a science. But oral history is more pragmatic.

Along with the memories of Ali Ghamari:

The First Day of War

The injured Colonel "Ali Ghamari" is the only survivor of 19 battalion officers of Khorramshahr Fortress, and the commander of Khorramshahr Fortress along with other partners at the beginning of Saddams invasion on our country (Iran); he defended the countrys privacy; The battalion, which had to be replaced by a new battalion in 48 hours resisted manfully and jealously the oppression of Saddam Hussein during 34 days with the help of public forces ...

The Days Without Mirror (Part 4)

Hossein saw the service in Tabriz; but whenever he came to Tehran, stopped by our house on the pretext of visiting my father. Hossein was well-spoken and pleasant person. My parents loved him, but my brother hated him and complained: ‘although daddy loves Hossein, but it is not a reason he came to our house whenever he cane Tehran from Tabriz.’ One day, when Hossein was in our home, my mother gave me ...

Memories of Witnesses of Chemical Bombardment

The first narrator of the session, Hossein Vahdati, was commander of dispensary unit of Imam Hassan (AS) brigade during the holy defense years. He was one of the first forces at that time who passed medical assistant. Hossein Vahdati said, "I am telling memories from Operation Khyber. Operation Khyber was carried out in area of Hawizeh Marshes. Hoor was a region that had about two to three meters of water.

An Overview on the Process of Compilation the Book "The Mystery of Pearl"

According to Iranian oral history website, the Navy of Iranian Islamic Republic Army (Nedaja) had and will have a unique role in preserving the water borders and the continuation of Iranian economic relations with other countries through the waterways from the first days of the imposed war (the 34-day resistance of Khorramshahr).

The Days Without Mirror (Part 3)

As I said, my older brothers name was Gholam Hossein. We all revered him. At that time, it was believed that the eldest son was the fathers successor. We called Gholam Hossein, Agha Dadash. If I wore a dress and he would say, change it, I accepted without any offence. My parents showed more affection to their daughters than their sons. They always said that a daughter gets marry and joins another family; ...

The positions of criticism in oral history

The purpose is to contribute mechanisms for various texts on the field of oral history or titled oral history in Iran, which are less frequently read, criticized and evaluated. It was a time when just few works were done in this area; if it was examined and criticized, it would be possible that nobody take step in this direction. But today, we are faced with a variety of published titles every day;

A speech by Alireza Kamary

Tips about oral tradition and its relation with history

Greetings to all of the attendees; the meeting is held for reviewing and criticizing the translation of the book “Oral Tradition as History” authored by Jan Vansina. It has been translated by Farhad Nam Baradar Shad. It is obvious that we here talk about the book’s text and content particularly about its translation. Nevertheless, I would like to touch upon several tips about oral tradition and its relation with history.

First Passage of Oral History of Department of Architecture of Shahid Beheshti University

According to Iranian Oral History Website, project of "Oral History of Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of National University of Iran (Shahid Beheshti)", attended by graduates and professors of architecture of Shahid Beheshti University and executives of this project, and was introduced in Farrokhi Yazdi Hall of Museum of the Qasr Prison on the afternoon, October 18, 2018.
Narrated by photos:

Military Training Course during Sacred Defense

Amirali Javadian has started photography in Art Center since 1978. He went to the sacred defenses fronts in 1981 to photograph. At that time, he was the photographer- correspondent for News Agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran and continued until 1365. Javadian entered into the university after the years of imposed war by Saddam Hussein against the Islamic Republic of Iran, and received his doctoral degree from the collage of Fine Arts in 2004.

“From Leili Plain to Majnoun Island”

With memoirs of Afghan combatants of Sacred Defense
It can be said that today, after the passing of 30 years from the imposed war of the Saddam Army against Islamic Republic of Iran, the oral memories of most guilds and strata of people who were present in the scared defense have been told and some of them have been written in the form of oral history. Nevertheless, we know less about the presence of Afghan combatants in the war fronts.
Recommendation of the Supreme Leader to the Founders of Resistance Literature & Art Department

Provision of Twenty-Year Plan of War Memoir Plan

Two Speeches from Morteza Sarhangi
In the Fourth “Holy Defense Memory Night” Special Program attended by the Supreme Leader of the Revolution, held on 26 September 2018 in Imam Khomeini Husseinieh, said: “Preserving the war literature is as noble as protecting its territory. Soldiers of war return home and pick up their pens and write about what they have experienced. They write to tell us the price they have paid for us; for us, thousands of kilometers away from the fronts.