Overview of the book "Paradise of Destruction"

Memoirs of Morteza Nader-Mohammadi, Deputy Commander of the 32nd Ansar al-Hussein Division

First of all, it is noteworthy mentioning the good printing and accurate pagination of [the book]"Paradise of Destruction". The book cover is designed with the flower branch that protrudes from the branches of a mine, creates an artistic combination, and persuades the viewer and readers to think. In addition, the selection of the back cover, along with a photograph of the wartime narrator, is very thought-provoking.

Review of the book "Baloch Stars"

Spiritual Memories of a Shrine Defender, Abbas Naroui, about the Presence of Nabavion Forces in the Battle of Syria

"I hated me that I was the sheik of that caravan and breathing alive on that bed. It seems that Abdul Nabi realized my thoughts when he started preaching and said that God had placed a task on me after this incident. It was the task of narrating the courage, freedom, and bravery of the stars of Balochistan was put on the road for the first time by the head of the tribes brother-in-law; ...

A brief review of the book "Beyond My Stars"

Memoirs of Colonel Mohammad-Vali Mahmoudi Harsini

The book "Beyond My Stars" begins with the [above-mentioned] dedication that blends sense and image. After the table of contents, there is a short handwritten confirmation of Colonel Mohammad-Vali Mahmoudi Harsini and then the introduction of the Sacred Defense Documents Organization and then, the authors preface (the books compiler). The book includes ten chapters.

Review of the book "I Fought for Peace"

Oral History of Asghar Ahmadi

This book begins with the narrators handwriting for confirming the texts accuracy. The next page is dedicated to the dedication letter. Then there is the table of content, followed by the preface of the Director-General of Preservation of Relics and Publication of the Values of the Sacred Defense in Khuzestan, the introduction of the Sacred Defense Documents Organization, and words for the readers by the compiler. The text of the book consists of fourteen chapters, and ...

Looking at Massoud Rajavi Confessions in Prison

During the six months that I was in solitary confinement, thanks to God, I was able to erase the label of being a communist attached to us from the minds of many and even some of the officers. One of the soldiers, who was in charge of protecting the cells, was impressed by my prayers and fasting, and I became aware of a lot of news inside the prison through him. He would stand with his back to the cell and sneak me;

Memoirs of Nejatali Eskandari

I was spending the last year of my mission on the borders of Khuzestan when Saddam Hussein occupied Kuwait and engaged the Iraqi people in a devastating war. This was exactly the reflection of the actions and behaviors of the Kuwaiti rulers, who gave the Bubiyan Island to Saddam to use against us in the war. In addition to foreign aids and weapons, which were paid for by Kuwait and spent by Baghdad. Now they saw the result of their actions;

Shahr-e Farang to Lalehzar

"Oral History" is one of the most valuable methods for registering and recording historical information. This important task is carried out through recounting the experiences, observations, and the personal memoirs and views of the individuals who have been the eyewitnesses of the events and incidents. An important part of the written history used by the people is created or evaluated by citing such oral sources. Oral history is a useful way for preserving and keeping the memoirs, ...

A review of the book "From the Pavilion to the Trench"

Memoirs of Abbas Ali Dargahi

On the cover of [the book] "From the Pavilion to the Trench" is a contemplative image of an engraved warrior prostrating outside the trench under the protection of his God, and on the back [cover] of the book is a multi-line narrative of the great victory: "The fighting forces, seeing the destruction of the Iraqi tanks, rushed towards the Iraqis from the trench with shouts of God Almighty, and at four oclock in the morning,

Review of the book "Sky is Close to Heaven"

Memoirs of Pilot Hossein Behzadfar

A suitable photo of a pilot and a stair-liked arrangement of the title, which remind the peak and the flight, is used for the cover of the book "Sky is Close to Heaven". The book begins with a brief dedication by the pilot Hossein Behzadfar to his wife and then handwriting of thanks to those who work to collect the memories of warriors and martyrs. Then there is an introduction of the Sacred Defense Documents Organization, ...

Book review:

“Floral Chador”

A page from oral history of Islamic revolution and war as narrated by Sediqeh Ardekani

At a first glance, the beautiful and eye-catching cover of the book attracts attention in which the design and title are clearly coordinated with each other. On the ID page in the FIPA (Cataloging before Publication) information section of the book, it is mentioned that "Floral Chador" is a conversation with the sister of martyr Hojjatoleslam Mahmoud Ardekani. However, as long as we do not read the book, we do not know ...

Book review: “Line of Blacksmiths”

Autobiographical memoirs of a young man from Dezful during the imposed war The "Line of Blacksmiths" uses a beautiful front cover which enjoys elegance and taste in its design; as the selected text on the back cover is proof of the authenticity and belief that shows the Iranian combatant proud and the real winner of the imposed war: "I went to get my gun. They were looking at me. Their crying and begging increased.

Excerpts from Memoirs of Abdullah Salehi

On the 28th of September 1980, in the back alleys of the Taleghani [Khorramshahr] neighborhood, we clashed with Iraqi artillery. Speed of action was important. If we reacted late, the rackets would hit us. Sometimes I lurked behind the alleys so that I could surprise the Iraqis. In one of these ambushes, I turned off the car so that they would not hear his voice. I was waiting for the head of the truck to be found across the street.

A Review of the Book "Ismail Nazr-Aftab"

Memoirs of a captive named Ismail Karimian Shaddel
When our gaze passes through the cheerful and smiling face of Ishmael among the white bouquet on a light blue background and stops on the back cover of the book, we empathize with him through these few sentences of the narrator in his journey: "I knew from the way the tires were moving that the car was moving on the asphalt road. I lost consciousness again. I woke up to vague sounds like the voices of women and children.
The Fourth Online Meeting of Iranian Oral History

Iranian Oral History beyond Borders – 4

Dr. Abolfazl Hasanabadi, Dr. Morteza Rasouli Pour, and Dr. Abolhasani participated in the fourth meeting out of the series of meetings on oral history in Iran held online on Saturday 11th of Dey 1400 (January 1, 2022) hosted by Mrs. Mosafa. In the meeting set up in the History Hallway of the Clubhouse, they talked about “Iranian Oral History beyond Borders”. In continuation of the meeting, the host asked Dr. Hasanabadi to sum up the discussion.