Thousands of Sacred Defense books to be donated

On the occasion of Book Week, Organization of Preservation and Publication of Sacred Defense Values in Mazandaran Province will donate 23,000 books, themed on Iraq's impose war against Iran, to the libraries of Mazandaran's universities, schools and Basij bases.

4th academic book fair kicks off

The 4th academic book fair inaugurated this morning with the attendance of the deputy minister of Islamic Guidance and Culture for Cultural Affairs Bahman Dorri as well as the secretary of Book Week's headquarters Mohammad Allahyari.

Sacred Defense book to be rendered into English, Arabic

Sacred Defense Values Publication and Preservation Organization in Mazandaran Province will translate two of its publications into English and Arabic.

McCormick Foundation to fund black history project

CHICAGO — The McCormick Foundation is financing an oral history project that highlights the service of black soldiers.

Oral history goes digital

For most people, history is just a jumble of dates – July 4, 1776, July 14, 1789, Nov. 22, 1963, April 4, 1968* - forgotten as soon as the test is over.

Veterans war experiences live on through UCF oral-history project

After the land mine exploded, Richard Barber's right foot was gone. Moments earlier, Barber and two other soldiers had been riding in a jeep toward enemy lines on a bitterly cold day of the Korean War. The explosion killed the other men, but Barber was thrown out of the jeep and into a ravine. He might have bled to death had it not been for the cold.

Collecting The Stories Of Local Vietnam Veterans

Rochester, N.Y. – Travis Piper sat down with two St. John Fisher College students to share his story of serving in the Vietnam War.

Veterans memories documented for Library of Congress

The recruiting pitch is part of the Veterans History Project, a superpower-sized treasure trove of first-hand accounts from U.S. veterans. The collection, maintained by the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., includes stories from about 78,000 veterans and is the nation's largest oral history project.

Texas Veterans Who Liberated Nazi Concentration Camps Share Stories with Baylor Universitys Institute for Oral History

At the end of World War II, a young Army chaplain named Wilson Canafax was among soldiers who traveled to Nazi concentration camps with little idea what to expect. Moments after he got out of his Jeep at newly liberated Buchenwald, an emaciated Jewish survivor approached.

North Hero s Winston Way, an oral history

Way retired in 1985 after a long career as agronomist for the University of Vermont Extension and has lived here much of his life. He was brought up in the town’s hotel (now the North Hero House), built by his grandfather and managed by his mother.

Loss of Memory in Pahlavi Prisons

In total, [I was in prison] about 6 years in two arrests. For the first time after several years, a soldier arranged my escape. I do not know why! Maybe he was one of the influential elements of Islamic groups. They took me to the hospital for the treatment of my hand, which was broken due to the callousness of an officer.

Hajj Pilgrimage

I went on a Hajj pilgrimage in the early 1340s (1960s). At that time, few people from the army, gendarmerie and police went on a pilgrimage to the holy Mashhad and holy shrines in Iraq. It happened very rarely. After all, there were faithful people in the Iranian army who were committed to obeying the Islamic halal and haram rules in any situation, and they used to pray.

A section of the memories of a freed Iranian prisoner; Mohsen Bakhshi

Programs of New Year Holidays
Without blooming, without flowers, without greenery and without a table for Haft-sin , another spring has been arrived. Spring came to the camp without bringing freshness and the first days of New Year began in this camp. We were unaware of the plans that old friends had in this camp when Eid (New Year) came.

Attack on Halabcheh narrated

With wet saliva, we are having the lunch which that loving Isfahani man gave us from the back of his van when he said goodbye in the city entrance. Adaspolo [lentils with rice] with yoghurt! We were just started having it when the plane dives, we go down and shelter behind the runnel, and a few moments later, when the plane raises up, we also raise our heads, and while eating, we see the high sides ...