A Short Review of the Book “Oral Memories of Holy Defense Narrated by Mohsen Pakyari”

19th Fajr Division Deputy of Operation

On the book cover and back of the book “Oral Memoirs of Holy Defense Narrated by Mohsen Pakyari” is also decorated with a picture of the narrator and a short text, respectively, like other books of oral history series of the Center for Documents and Research of Holy Defense. As with the other works in this collection, the title page comes first, then the CIP and content pages are placed.

Book Review:

“Oral History of Holy Defense Narrated by Ali Asghar Zarei”

Electronic warfare (EW)

We read in the book preface: “One of the most influential units in the battles of the Eight Years of Holy Defense was Electronic Warfare (in Persian Jangal) unit. By monitoring activities of the enemy, from the front lines to the depth of the battle area, through electronic devices and plunderous walkie-talkies, and analyzing their information, the troops of this unit obtained valuable data on position and strength of the enemy; ...

A Review of the Book “Oral History of Holly Defense Narrated by Ahmad Fotouhi”

Basij in the 17th Ali ibn Abi Taleb Division

“Today, we keep saying to make the work public and leave it to them; people who believe in the principle of doing their duty, not for their own interest. Of course, there was greed in the holy defense too, but it was greed for the hereafter! In that period, things were done heartily and based on faith, and everyone was looking for anonymity. Many people today say that we are result-oriented, not task-oriented.

Book Review: “Collection of Articles of the 3rd National Conference on Oral History of Sacred Defense”

Scientific Explanation of Events of the Sacred Defense Period

It is common that most and perhaps all the books published in the field of oral history by the Foundation for the Preservation of Works and Publication of the Sacred Defense Values have a thought-provoking image on the front cover and possibly a selected article for the back cover in line with the contents and concepts that oral history is discussed in each work of this written series. The “Collection of Articles of the 3rd National Conference ...

Book Review:

“Mother of Iran”

Esmat Ahmadian Oral Memories, Mother of Martyrs Esmail and Ibrahim Farjavani

In the absolute whiteness of the cover background, it seems the title “Mother of Iran” get its green color from the leafy ivys branch which is suspended in the air, or in better words, by its inky letters, it gives life to the plant to connect the sky; like a martyr who ascends. Such an interpretation with the shocking text on the back of the book leads to notice deeper roots:

Book Review:

Ash-e Posht-e Jebhe

Memories of Nurture Teachers in the 1360s (1980s)

On the beautiful cover and appropriate to the title of the book, an expressive image on a mustard-colored background is a clear example of cooperation of the hardworking women of this country, who gather round and are cleaning vegetables, and one or two big pots and baskets are also in front of them or next to them; An image that shows the role of sisters and mothers for various help behind the front;

Book Review: “Oral History of Sacred Defense”

Narrated by Seyed Yahya Safavi (Second Volume – From Eastern Basra to Mehran)

On the back cover of the book, with a simple and green background, which covers the front cover as well, we read: “Major General Seyed Yahya (Rahim) Safavi is one of the main commanders of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), who during the years of the sacred defense has played a role in the responsibilities of the commander of IRGC operations in the south, the IRGC operations commander, the commander of IRGC ground force and the deputy commander of the IRGC ground force.

A brief review of the book "Love Never Dies"

The Biography of Parvin Solgi, the Wife of the Martyred General Mirza Mohammad Solgi

The image of a hand and a sparrow on an eye-catching background on the cover conveys a special peace to the heart and eyes of the audience. When we unconsciously pick up the book and turn it over and look at its back cover, with the first two paragraphs of the selected text, we are thrown into the heart of a real story of passion and love, which is tied to the sacred defense:

Book review: "Moon & Parvin"

Memoirs of Martyr Jalal Zulqadrs Wife

The books front cover is decorated with a design of the moon and flowers on a green background, and on the back cover, a selected sentence from the text of these memories indicates the idea of martyrdom-seeking, "Hujjatollah took his bag in the evening and said goodbye and left amidst greetings and blessings, the smell of pecan and kissing the holy Quran. When his wife and mother insisted him to stay longer, ...

A review of the book "In Memory of Comrades"; a genealogy of the Khorasani tribe

Genealogy and Its Necessity, Relying on Oral History

Genealogy, as its name revealed, is a methodical and searching effort to obtain and present a clear picture of the background of individuals or a generation in a specific period or different periods of history. Today, the importance of this kind of research has increased because of the transformation of societies, especially after the industrial revolution and the displacement of human groups and the change in the status and position of families.
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Memories of Ayatollah Jami from Destruction of Abadan

It is Friday. In the last day, they bombarded the city heavily by Katyusha. Especially the hospital was under fire and the pharmacy of the hospital was set on fire, the drugs were all around and behind the hospital. It’s clear that there is some worry for holding prayer; But what should you do when there is no safe place in all of Abadan that is safe from cannon balls and mortars. Either one should leave the prayer altogether or ...

A Piece of the War Diary; Ayatollah Jami

After crossing the bridge of Station 12, we went a few kilometers in the groves, which are all near to Bahmanshir River. We saw a huge mud bridge that connects the two sides of the river; it also became clear that it was built by brothers in Isfahan Jihad during the war. And how strong and good it had been built that the car can pass easily. By observing these scenes, ...
Book Review:

“Mother of Iran”

Esmat Ahmadian Oral Memories, Mother of Martyrs Esmail and Ibrahim Farjavani
In the absolute whiteness of the cover background, it seems the title “Mother of Iran” get its green color from the leafy ivys branch which is suspended in the air, or in better words, by its inky letters, it gives life to the plant to connect the sky; like a martyr who ascends. Such an interpretation with the shocking text on the back of the book leads to notice deeper roots:

After Years of Captivity

Memoirs of Manijeh Lashkari
It was the month of Muharram of 1374 (June 1995). When I woke up on the day of Ashura, I saw that Ali was not at home. He had said that he would go to the Heyat (mourning group). I was walking inside the house without any motivation. I went and opened the fridge, poured a glass of milk, and drank half of it. I left the glass on the cabinet, went to the closet and got dressed.