Memories of Sardar Sayyid Rahim Safavi of the Days of War

I who was in charge of commanding the Kurdistan Revolutionary Guard Corps until end of Mehr 1359 SH (October 1980); with the onset of war and critical situation of war zones, especially in Khuzestan region, after 34 days since the beginning of the war, ordered by Maj. Gen. Yousef Kolahdooz, deputy of chief commander of the Revolutionary Guards, we went to Khuzestan along with one hundred and a few IRGC brothers, ...

Book review:

Baladchi

Memoirs of combatants of Lorestan province from the eight years of sacred defense narrated by Ismaeel Sepahvand

Baladchi or Pathfinder is the self-written oral history of the combatants of Lorestan province, which is narrated from the perspective and mind of Ismaeel Sepahvand. The first volume of Baladchi deals with the birth to Operation Valfajr 9 in seven chapters. In the first chapter, the reader watches Ismaeels childhood.

The 325th Night of Memory -2

Memories of a Mourning Ceremony at the Mirjavah Border Regiment

The 325th Night of Memory program was held in person on the Thursday of 23rd July 2021, in the open space of the Arts Center, with the performance of Davood Salehi. In this program, some recounted their memories with the subject of border guards of the police force, such as the 2nd Brigadier General of the Revolutionary Guards, Jalal Setareh who is Deputy Commander of the Naja Border Command, Colonel Abolghasem Khatami who is Deputy Minister of ...

SABAH (79)

Memoirs of Sabah Vatankhah

A few days after joining emergency ward, Fatemeh Bandari and Noosheen Najar came and said: “Please talk to the manager so that we can also join this hospital. The personnel in OPD hospital are sufficient and we have nothing special to do and our presence is more required here.” I talked to Mr. Hassani. He said: “You know how sensitive medical sections are during the war. There is the possibility that the enemy might want to enter these sections and we have to be ...

Oral History News of Shahrivar 1400 (August-September, 2021)

According to the Iranian Oral History Website, "News of the Month" is the title of a series of reports on this website. These reports look at the news related to topic of the website in written and cyber media. Below you will read news from Sharivar 1400 SH (23 August to 22 September, 2021). The director of documents of the General Directorate of Preservation of Sacred Defense Works of Khorasan Razavi said: ...

Short Narrations on Arbaeen

The people you see here have left their work and life totally for twenty days. They are not in their homes too. They leave one in the house to entertain the people. They themselves come here to entertain people in the Mukebs (service stations). The service of the Najafi people is well-known in general. In Iraq, the first Heyats (religious congregations) were launched by the people of Najaf. They were the first ones who went toward Karbala on foot.

Taking a look at the book "A Narrative of the Thirsty-Lips Wises"

Oral History of Veteran Haj Jafar Bagheri

The book "A Narrative of the Thirsty-Lips Wises", which was interviewed and compiled by Dr. Jalal Kaviani for the General Directorate of Preservation and Publication for Sacred Defense Values of West Azerbaijan, was first published in Tehran in 2020 in 380 pages and 500 copies with a price of 400,000 Rials (Iranian currency) has been published and sent to the book market. Haj Jafar Bagheri recounts his memories from childhood to his presence on the front of the Iraqi ...

The 325th Night of Memory -1

Border Guards of the Police Force

The 325th Night of Memory program was held in person on the Thursday of 23rd July 2021, in the open space of the Arts Center, with the performance of Davood Salehi. In this program, some recounted their memories with the subject of border guards of the police force, such as the 2nd Brigadier General of the Revolutionary Guards, Jalal Setareh who is Deputy Commander of the Naja Border Command, Colonel Abolghasem Khatami who is Deputy Minister of Culture and Social ...

SABAH (78)

Memoirs of Sabah Vatankhah

We had no news of Ali. One day Shahnaz and I decided to go to the army base and meet Jahan Ara and ask him for updates on Ali. At the entrance of Persian hotel, we were stopped. They asked whom we wanted to meet. We said: “We are sisters of Ali Vatan Khah and it is quite a while that we have not heard anything from him. We have come to ask Brother Jahan Ara if he ...
 
Excerpts from the memoirs of Seyed Ahmad Zarhani

On the Day 31st Shahrivar 1359 (22nd September 1980)

In the summer of 1980, a member of the Islamic Association of the Dezful Vahdati Base reported: "Iraqi plane MIG has been appearing in Dezful for several days. The defense could shoot them, but the base commander preferred not shoot them. When the MIGs were gone, permission to fire was issued and our expensive ammunition is wasted." He added: "Meanwhile, the commander has planted poppies in the garden in front of his house and he does not fear to meet someone."
An interview with former commander of the 16th Armored Division of Qazvin – 1

Armored General

He came wearing a dress in ripe wheat color, black high-heeled varnished boots, high-quality leather gloves, and gold-rimmed glasses over his nose; a leather hat special for armored horsemen and the golden medal of Fath 2 with three palm tree leaves and the dome of Khorramshahrs Jame (Grand) Mosque as well as the flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran installed on the collar of his blue coat.

Importance of Narrator Tone in Implementation

In order to better understand meaning and tone of the narrator, the author must be precise in ordinary peoples conversation, speech, and dialogue. For example, when you go to Bazaar, be more careful to hear normal conversations and actions and verbal reactions of people that are going on; like a surprise reaction. In implementation, we must respect the narrators tone and expression, and be faithful to it. One of the advantages of bringing the narrators tone ...
Review of the book "Behavior in Prudence"

Taking a look at the Political and Social Life of Ayatollah Haj Sheikh Hadi Barikbin

On the cover of the book, it is written: "The present book is a narration of the past life of a religious-political person in the Qazvin region; one who led the Friday Imamate in Qazvin for more than three decades; Hajj Sheikh Hadi Barikbin who had experienced two lifestyles as a child. The ritual and policy of Iranian life in the urban society in which Mr. Hadi was raised there was a strong connection between this model and Iranian identity.