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 ...

Review of Blood Pool

Andimeshk Women Account about Laundry during the Holy Defense

"In the light of the lamp, I saw pools full of blood. In the darkness and silence of the night, it was a very strange and painful scene. The red blood glows in the light of the lamp. I did not want to believe it. I opened and closed my eyes several times. Instead of water, I saw sparkling blood. Deeply I felt pity. Naneh Gholam and Zahra, like me, had stunned by seeing the pool of blood..."

A brief review of the book "The Riders of Nineveh"

Oral History of Veteran Warrior "Haj Samad Abbasi"

Dr. Jalal Kaviani has been in charge of interviewing and compiling the book entitled "The Riders of Nineveh". The first edition of the book was published in 2020 by the Foundation for the Preservation of Relics and Publication of the Values of the Sacred Defense in West Azerbaijan, in 332 pages and 200 copies, and has entered the book market for 330,000 Rials. The book "The Riders of Nineveh" has a good cover design and some photos have been shown on both sides of the book cover.

A review of book "An Unknown Hero"

Oral History of a Captive Veteran Khosrow Adamnejad Ghafoor

Najmuddin Asadi conducted the interview, research, and compilation of the book entitled "An Unknown Hero" for the general directorate of Preservation of Relics and Publication of the Values of the Sacred Defense in West Azerbaijan. The 500 copies of the book have been published in a ministerial edition with a price of 400,000 Rial (Iranian currency) and have entered the book market. The book has a beautiful cover design, and after a four-page table of contents that ...

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 ...