Oral History; Bidding System

In the early 1340s , the first steps has been taken to establish gas facilities in Khangiran, Sarakhs; Then, the executive operation of Khangiran gas refinery started in 1975 and stopped in 1978 due to the victory of the Islamic Revolution. Finally, it was put into operation with a three-year break on February 9, 1984, and up to present nine engineers were in charge of management of the refining company.

Presenting the Book Dispatched from Shahr-e Rey

At 1966, in the Roshan Masouleh family, a son was born who was named Mahmoud. He spent his childhood in one of the southern neighborhoods of Tehran. Mahmouds adolescence coincided with the era of struggle for the Islamic Revolution and its victory. In the summer of 1979, they migrated to the Alborz Industrial City in Qazvin, and returned to Tehran a year later. During this period, Mahmoud attended night school and worked at days.

Feminine narrations from characters and lives of great men of revolution and war – 2

Memories of Jilla Badihian from her husband Martyr Haj Ebrahim Hemmat

The 2nd book from the collection "The Hidden Half of Moon"

It was midnight when I saw someone knocking on the window of our room. Among all, I got up. I came to the window and saw that the Haji was carrying a gun and was very worried. It was as if he was guarding all these hours around our building. He said, "Now a sister went down in the dark. You go and see if this person who left was one of ...

Book Review


"Rifleman" is the title of the memoirs of Ali Hassan Ahmadi, which was published under effort of Alireza Kasraei and Surah Mehr, the Office of Culture and Resistance Studies in Kermanshah province in 2019. Ali Hassan Ahmadi is the author of a famous and thought-provoking photograph of the war , which sparked the writing of his memoirs. He is a Basiji during the Ashura operation in Mimak , when he realizes that ...

Book Review:

Proceedings of the Second National Conference on the Oral History of Sacred Defense

The Proceedings of the Second National Conference on the Oral History of Sacred Defense is the title of the book that includes the papers presented for this conference. The call for the National Conference on the Oral History of the Sacred Defense was published in August 2016, and the conference was held at the National Library in March of the same year. The main issues of the conference include: "Theoretical foundations ...

Introducing a Thesis

The Islamic Revolution in Babol According to the Oral History

"Oral History of the Islamic Revolution in Babol with the Approach of Shiite History" is the title of a thesis written by Iraj Khodabakhshi, a student at the Faculty of Humanities, Payame Noor University, South Tehran Branch, for a MA degree under the guidance of Dr. Houshang Khosrobeigi and in consultation with Dr. Alireza Sufi in 2013. The present research is a study in Shiite history and in relation to how ...

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 ...

Oral History of the Sacred Defense Narrated by Hassan Rastegarpanah


Hassan Rastegarpanahs narration of the sacred defense, which is called Kurdistan in a Crisis of Security and Deprivation, was compiled by efforts of Reza Sadeghi and was published by the Sacred Defense Documentation and Research Center in 2019. Hassan Rastegarpanah is the sixth commander of Hamzeh Seyyed al-Shohada (AS) Base, who went to Kurdistan in the early spring of 1980 and served in various ranks of command and staff for about twenty years.

Woman narration of personalities and lives of great men in Islamic revolution and war

Ghada Jabber Memories of Her Husband "Martyr Chamran"

"I remember, I was accompanying him on one of his trips to the countryside. He gave me a gift inside the car. It was his first gift to me and we were not married yet. I was very happy and opened it there. I saw a scarf. A red scarf with large flowers. I was shocked, but he smiled and said sweetly: "My comrades like to see you in a scarf."

Introducing a Thesis

“Influential Factors in Accessing Oral History Sources at Iranian Oral History Centers”

"Influential Factors in Accessing Oral History Resources at Iranian Oral History Centers" is the title of a thesis which was compiled by Sara Taheri, a student of Educational Sciences and Psychology Faculty of Al-Zahra University, with the guidance of Dr. Zoya Abam and the advice of Dr. Saeed Rezaei Sharifabadi in September 2017, in order a Bachelor’s degree would be conferred to her.

Sit-in at Shahreza Hospital in Mashhad

During daily rallies in Mashhad, the mercenaries with the cooperation of regime agents attacked the people, and in the midst of this, some people were injured and even killed. Since Shahreza Hospital was the most important and largest hospital in Mashhad, most of the injured or killed people were transferred there. On the 22nd of Azar 1357 (December 13, 1978), the regime agents invaded there to identify and arrest the injured of the rallies and to prevent them from ...
The Anniversary of Takeover of the U.S. Embassy

A Genuine Question

I do not forget the time when the young people had taken over the spy nest and there was a tumult — maybe less than a month had passed — and we had just come from Hajj. Mr. Hashemi, another person and I — whose I do not want to mention his name — went from Tehran to Qom to ask Imam they have finally been caught, what should we do with them now? Should they be kept, not keeping, what should we do?

A Part of Memoirs of a Soldier

The embankment where we were stationed led to the Khorramshahr asphalt road. For this reason, the Iraqis tried hard to recapture it. And finally, near at noon, they were able to settle in the embankment next to the asphalt road and shoot diagonally towards us from there. We had no choice but to retreat. Captain Barati, the battalion commander, ordered two kilometers behind to build an embankment for us to settle there.

Your Problem is Different / You Hinted Not to Hit More

One day, they came to me and said: “We want to take you to the prosecutors office so that the investigator will interrogate you.” We had been famous for the meetings we organized as the Anti-Baha’i Association. At that time, there were many people in Jahrom that worked in different jobs; Among other things, there was a sergeant major in Shahrbani (law enforcement force), who stood guard duty instead of the guard ...

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