A narration of Operation Morvarid

The Story of Remainders’ Efforts in Paykan Gunboat to be Kept Alive at Persian Gulf (II)

On Friday November 27th, I was the last one left Dezh at 12:30 oclock and rode on Paykan Gunboat. I think this event was resulted from an excitement taken place in Bushehr. Now, suppose that we were unaware of the enemys rocket launcher and forget it! At 13:30, Paykan Gunboat left Dezh while there were a hill of tied metals and some drowned ships and Iraqi fighters who were remained behind it. It was a quarter to one p.m.; it means we were traveling for about 15 minutes, when we reached at the speed of 30 km per hour, and coming back towards Bushehr.

A narration of Operation Morvarid

The Story of Remainders’ Efforts in Paykan Gunboat to be Kept Alive at Persian Gulf (I)

On 28th 2016, it coincides with "Operation Morvarid" and anniversary of epic "Paykan Gunboat" and in the war to destruct Dezh Al- Bekr and sea force of Sadams army. The gunboat of Iran Islamic revolutions air force, which was one of the most skillful units of Islamic republic of Iran Navy (NEDAJA) at the beginning of imposed war, was attacked and destroyed by enemy; captain Muhammad Hemmati who was the commander of Paykan Gunboat, and some of the followers were martyred, but some of the special forces and operation forces tolerated at Persian Gulf, and finally they were carried to Iran by helicopter team in the Operation Morvarid.

Two memories from Martyr Mohammad Ali Rajayi

Joking with the Minister! ‎

One of the students of the technical high school had created colt which fired J-3 bullets! When ‎Mr. Rajayi met the creator he stood there and the students defined different parts of his creation. ‎In the end, without notice, he pointed the gun into the air and fired it and said: “And … this is ‎how it fires.” All of a sudden a blank bullet which was loaded in the gun before, exploded and ‎the voice echoed in the exhibition hall. ‎

Unpublished memoir of Dr. Qamar Aryan

A poem that never made its way to Mosadegh

It was a warm summer morning of 2010, when I went to BehjatAbad neighborhood in Tehran; to a house where on its doorbell was written: “Zarrinkub”. However, it was more than a decade that Dr. Abdolhossein Zarrinkub had left that house and this world. The love of his life and spouse was living in that house. I went to meet Qamar Aryan as the reporter of one newspaper on the event of her husband’s anniversary and hear about professor Zarrinkub. The meeting was coordinated by Dr. Ruzbeh Zarrinkub (nephew) and conducted in the presence of his wife.

The month of Ramadhan in memories of freed POWs from Isfahan

Suhoor and watching the sky

Reading the memoirs and narrations of the freed POWs from the years of being away from home, the bitterness of toleration of the tortures and persecution of Iraqi Ba’th forces and the sweetness of brotherhoods and the innovations originated from restriction are tasted by the audience but the memoirs related to the holy month of Ramadhan in captivity like fasting without eating suhoor (an Islamic term referring to the meal consumed early in the morning by Muslims before fasting) and toleration of thirst until hours after evening Azan (call for prayer) is not understandable for each of us who have not experienced those days.

Memoirs of Mohammad Reza Golshani

Preparations to transform grief to joy

Mohammad Reza Golshani, on the onset of Iraq imposed war against Iran was volunteer soldier in brigade 3 of division 81 in Abuzar military base in Sar-e Pol-e Zahab region and member of 142 infantry battalion; is now a veteran of Sepah Pasdaran and cultural, art active member and a photographer; he is also cooperating with Payam Azadegan Institute and deployment of applicants for pilgrimage. We will read his memoirs of the Holy Defense and his years of captivity in Iraqi Besat Camp.

Nowruz (Iranian New Year) memories of Ghulam Hussain Darbandi

Sacrifice in Farvardin (April)

General Ghulam Hussain Darbandi was a combat clinic commander of the armored army 92 of Khuzestan during the Iraq imposed war against Iran. Now, he is a member of the Board of Education of war teachings martyr’s General Ali Sayad Shirazi and Committee Chairman of Staff narrators of Rahian Noor (light Passengers).

Wife Speaks of Martyred Husband

Narrated by Parvin Moradi (Taghavifar)

I married Hamid Taghavifar in 1989. Haj Hamid proposed to me in a meeting with his father. For Hamid, honesty and having a simple life were the criteria for marriage. In our wedding, he had just returned from a mission. He came after me with a simple car and the outfit of a serviceman.

A narrative of popular struggles in Ardestān and Zavareh

Books and announcements and news

At the March 1960, in Amiran neighborhood of the city Zavareh, I was born in a religious Sadat Hosseini family. I went to school at the age of five years old and because I was seen talented, enrolled in first grade. After successfully passed elementary school and receiving sixth degree (certification), I got into high school.

Abdolqaffar Nahavandi Speaks of Guards

Guards Invaded Dormitory 10

AbdolQaffar Nahavandi, nicknamed Taha, was born in Sardab neighborhood in the western city of Nahavand, Hamedan Province, in 1959. He finished his high school in his hometown but went to the northwestern city of Tabriz to study mechanical engineering in the city's university in 1977. Following the 1979 revolution, he received his MS in mechanical engineering from Tabriz University. He is a senior designer of machinery and conducts courses in Zanjan and Qazvin universities from time to time. The following are a part of his recollections of students' anti-Pahlavi campaign in Isfahan University of Technology in 1977.
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The Levant Morning

The tradition of writing memoirs, diaries, notes, or travelogues is a valuable and important tradition among politicians, and especially among ambassadors and diplomats throughout the world. Iran is no exception, and we have been involved with it during the previous hundred years, although it has been accompanied by ups and downs. The Levant Morning, which is some memoirs of Dr. Hossein Amir-Abdullahian, a senior diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ...
Book Review: “The Role of Saeed”

Dr. Saeed Keshanfallah in the Words of others

“Written memories and oral memories”
During the funeral of martyr Kamran Nejat-Ullahi on December 27, 1978, the Pahlavi regime military forces fired at the mourners and killed several people near the current Enqelab (Revolution) Square. Hossein Qashqai was one of the martyrs of that event, who graduated from the University of Tehran Faculty of Dramatic Arts in 1973 with a degree in theater and had written and staged several plays.

Arbaeen in Pakistan, 2020

Arbaeen had a different spirit in our country this year, because it coincided with a sharp difference between Shiites and some Salafis. Pakistani clerics insisted that all Shiites attend the gathering, because a few weeks ago, a number of Wahhabis and Salafis marched for three days to honor some of the Companions of the Prophet, as well as Yazid, and insulted the infallible and pure Ahl al-Bayt. They also threw stones ...
Presenting the book In the Color of Patience, Memoirs of Fatemeh Sadr

The Nature of Saddam and the Baath Party in Iraq

The sixth volume of the Oral History Anthology, Imam Musa Sadr Cultural Research Institute
The book In the Color of Patience is the memoirs of Fatemeh Sadr, the wife of Shahid Seyyed Mohammad Baghir Sadr and the sister of Imam Musa Sadr, was published by the Imam Musa Sadr Cultural Research Institute in September 2020. On the back cover of the book can be read: "This book is the narration of Fatemeh Sadr about the joyousness of her fathers house and the delights of Najaf along