No. 465    |    17 November 2020

Proximity in a Strange Land - 1

On March/April 2019, a precipitation system in two waves from 25 to 29 March and also from 31 March to 2 April, caused floods and damage in cities of Lorestan. In these rainfalls, tolls such as landslide and submerging parts of Dorud, Khorramabad, Mamolan and Poldokhtar cities were reported. Following flood in these areas, in addition to Housing Foundation of Islamic Revolution, Iranian Army (Artesh) and IRGC, some people also in the ...

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 ...

Book Review

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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SABAH (36)

Memoirs of Sabah Vatankhah

Interviewed and Compiled by Fatemeh Doustkami

Translated by Natalie Haghverdian

Published by Soore Mehr Publishing Co.

Persian Version 2019


All other soldiers had the same condition and were in dire need of clothes and shoes. Mostly their trousers were torn in the knees since they had lots of activities and the fabric was worn out. I had even seen soldiers in the fronts wearing slippers. There were some who took them off and walked bare foot!

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