An interview with retired colonel, Qassem Nematollahi - 1

Telecommunication in war

Telecommunication is needed for coordination, integration and unity in important battles and operations on a large scale; the coordination in a war is not possible without telecommunication. The issue of telecommunications is an important but unknown issue in war. To recognize the significance of this important and inseparable part of the war, we gave an ear to Colonel Nematollahi, an officer and the Commander of the Telecommunication of the 77th Division of Mashhad.

Interview with head of Abdanans Basij Women Unit during Holy Defense

A Report on Rear Activities of Abdanan Women in Holy Defense

The first years of Esmat Ghazanfaris youth coincided with outbreak of the imposed war. She is one of the girls who were active in the eight years of Holy Defense who served in the fronts from the first years of the imposed war, and after being recruited to the IRGC, expanded her career as a Basij officer for Women Unit of Abdanan, Ilam. Ghazanfari was born on August 1962 in Abdanan, ...

Oral History of the Revolution in Department of Hozeh Honari of Provinces-2

Academic Attention to Oral History

Since its establishment, the Culture and Sustainability Studies in the Department of Arts Center of Provinces has attempted to collect and publish the oral history of the Islamic Revolution and the Sacred Defense in different provinces and cities. To get acquainted with how this center was established and with its activities, especially in the field of the Islamic Revolution, Mohammad Ghasemipour, the head of the Culture and Sustainability Studies center in the ...

Oral History of the Revolution in Department of Hozeh Honari of Provinces

The Capacity of People Narratives

Since its establishment, Culture and Sustainability Studies center in Department of Hozeh Honari of Provinces has attempted to collect and publish the oral history of the Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense in different provinces and cities. To get acquainted with how this center was established and with its activities, especially in the field of the Islamic Revolution, Mohammad Ghasemipour, the head of Culture and Sustainability Studies center in Department of Hozeh Honari of Provinces,

An interview with Dr. Morteza Mirdar:

The Need for More Female Memoirists to Pay Attention to the Field of the Islamic Revolution

The oral history of the revolution in the Islamic Revolution Document Center – 2

The Islamic Revolution Document Center is an active institute in collecting the history of the Islamic revolution. The center now has one of the richest archives in the field of the history of the Islamic Revolution. To get acquainted with how this center was established and its activities, we interviewed Dr. Morteza Mirdar, the Deputy of Oral History of the Islamic Revolution Document Center.. The first part of the interview was about the purpose and insights of the center.

An interview with Dr. Morteza Mirdar

Historiography of Islamic Revolution should move on basis of the perspective defined by the Imam

Oral history of the revolution in the Islamic Revolution Document Center -1

The Islamic Revolution Document Center is an institute active in collecting the history of the Islamic revolution. The result of the institutes efforts is the collection of a significant number of written documents, photos, negatives, audio and video of the events across the country, and the publication of a number of books on a variety of topics. The center now has one of the richest archives in the field of the history of the Islamic Revolution.

As a rescue worker, a girl teenager narrates about the sacred defense

The People of the War Zones Were All Warrior

A report on the women activities behind the front line during the holy defense

The first years of Monire Sadeghis adolescence coincided with the outbreak of the imposed war. She is one of the active girl teen in the eight years of the holy defense, who was a regular volunteer in Basij, served as a rescue worker in war zones, and was engaged in military training of women since the first years of the imposed war. Sadeghi was born in 1968 in Ilam and has memories ...

Interview with Ms. Sharifi;

Memoirs of a School Principal from the Sacred Defense Era (2)

Management of a school in a military garrison to the management of students under tents in the forest

As mentioned in the first part of the interview, Kafieh Sharifi was born in 1959 in Naftshahr, one of the areas of Qasr Shirin, and has served in the educational system for 31 years. Part of these years coincided with the imposed war. Sharifi, who is living in Ilam and working for the Gol Narges Al-Mohammad Charitable Foundation, which she founded, has valuable experience and memory in managing the school during the imposed war.

Interview with Ms. Sharifi;

Memoirs of a School Principal from the Sacred Defense Era (1)

Management of a school in a military garrison to the management of students under tents in the forest

Kafieh Sharifi was born in 1959 in Naftshahr, one of the areas of Qasr Shirin, and has served in the educational system for 31 years. Part of these years coincided with the imposed war. Sharifi, who is living in Ilam and working for the Gol Narges Al-Mohammad Charitable Foundation, which she founded, has valuable experience and memory in managing the school during the imposed war.

A New Narrative of the Crimes of Mehdi Hashemi Gang

Seyyed Mehdi Hashemi Qahdarijani, the brother-in-law of Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri and the head of the Revolutionary Guards Liberation Movement at the beginning of the Revolution, was executed for supporting the assassination of Ayatollah Seyyed Abolhassan Shamsabadi Larijani and several others in 1976, and supported by Ayatollah Montazeri. This was the beginning of the problems of Imam Khomeini and the regime with Mr. Montazeri. This interview is the narration of one of the assassinations of Seyyed Mehdi Hashemi Ghahdarijan.
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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 ...