Book Review:

"Jahanara"

The book "Jahanara" is the queries on the life and memoirs of martyr Seyed Mohammad Ali Jahanara collected by Ali Akbar Mozdabadi from his wife, comrades, diaries, interviews, and notes, and released by Ya Zahra Publications in 2019. The book begins with a straightforward and understandable note from the author in which he talks about the process of formation and production of this work. In this introduction, it is stated that the ...

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"Relief Worker, Where Are You?"

The book "Relief Worker, Where Are You?" is the memoirs of "Ali Achrash" a relief worker during the Sacred Defense years in Khuzestan area. It has been authored by Mrs. Masumah Ramhormozi in the year 1397 (2018) in 375 pages and published by the Publication of the Center for Sacred Defense Documents and Research at the price of 30000 tomans. In the books introduction, the word "relief worker" has been defined ...

Leader in Keramat Mosque

Keramat Mosque in the holy city of Mashhad is located near the holy shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH) and Ayatollah Khamenei was known as the fixed prayer leader of the mosque from Azar to Esfand of the year 1352 in the solar calendar (December 1973-March 1974). During his period as the prayer leader of the keramat Mosque, Ayatollah Khamenei had made the congregational prayer a memorable memory for the worshipers by paying attention to seemingly simple points.

Book Review:

Doctor of Dolatu Prison

The book "Doctor of Dolatu Prison" is in the field of the oral history of the Sacred Defense, narrated by Seyyed Massoud Khatami, which was published by the Sacred Defense Documentation and Research Center in 2020, with the efforts of Mohammad Reza Bagheri. Dr. Khatami, in charge of the IRGCs (Islamic revolutionary guard corps) general health during the imposed war, was born in 1943 in one of the villages in Khansar named Qudjan.

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Unrepeatable songs

Unrepeatable Songs is the title of a book which contains the memories of the revolutionary poets of Kurdistan. It was written by Shilan Oyhangi in 2019 and published by Surah Mehr Publications. This book was compiled in two chapters of "Poets’ Memoirs of the Kurdistan Resistance" and "A Brief Essays of the Lives of the Late Kurdish Revolutionary Poets". In his note at the preface of the book, the author introduces Kurdistan ...

Book Review:

Leader Mosque

The oral history of Keramat Mosque

"Leader Mosque" is the title of the book on the oral history of the Keramat Mosque, which has been prepared in the Oral History Unit of the Cultural Front of the Islamic Revolution. The research and interviews of this work were conducted by Ahmad Asgari, Seyed Mohammad Amir Ahmadi Tabatabai, and Hossein Soltani and were written by Morteza Ansarizadeh. This is the first book about the mosques of the revolution and ...

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The Oral History of How the Islamic Society of Students Was Formed and Established

The Oral History of How the Islamic Society of Students Was Formed and Established, is a collection of interviews, which were conducted by the author, Majide Pournajmi Irangh, with members of the founding board of this society, and has published by the Cultural and Artistic Institute and Publications of the Islamic Revolution Documentation Center in 280 pages in 2017.

Review of a book entitled "Narration of the Revolution and the Explosion"

The Interview of Oral history with Morteza Fazlali

The Narration of the Revolution and the Explosion is the title of an interview with Morteza Fazlali conducted by Mohammad Hossein Yazdani-Rad over sixteen hours, edited and researched by Paymaneh Salehi. The interview was conducted in the years 2013 to 2015 and its text was published by Rozaneh Publications. Morteza Fazlali, one of the veterans of the incident of the Hafte Tir bombing (On 28 June 1981), had a calm and good-natured personality.

Book Review

Oral History Books Focusing on Shahid Tehrani Moghaddam

Front line to the conqueror of Quds

On November 12, 2011, at noon, the people of Tehran and Karaj felt an explosive tremor. After that, it was reported in the media that due to the explosion of an ammunition dump in the Shahid Modarres garrison, Sardar Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam, head of self-sufficiency organization of the IRGC along with several guards were martyred. Sardar Tehrani Moghaddam was one of the commanders during eight years of the sacred defense, and was ...

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Thunder in the Cloudless Sky

Thunder in the Cloudless Sky: Oral History of the Security Fight with the MKO During 1978-1988, is a collection of interviews, which were conducted by the author Mohammad Hassan Rozitalab and his colleague Mohammad Mahboubi with the countrys senior security officials for two years. This book was published, in 350 pages and trim size, with a price of 20,000 Tomans by Ya-zahra Publications at 2018. On the back cover of the book it can be read: ...
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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.
Memoirs of Hojjat al-Islam Seyyed Mohammad Javad Pishvai

A Memory of Mersad Operation

The last trip of our front, after we were stationed in Tehran, was the Mersad operation. At that time, we were teaching at the university when they suddenly informed us of the start of the Mersad operation. Imam Khomeini (PBUH) ordered to go and stop the hypocrites. Because the hypocrites had come as far as Islamabad. The news that reached us, the students of the university, the commanders and professors, along with the staff of Imam Hossein (PBUH) University and the Faculty of Command and Staff set out.