Oral History of Sacred Defense as Narrated by Ahmad Gholampour

The Commander of Karbala Headquarters

Volume 2

The second volume of the book Oral History of Sacred Defense which was narrated by Ahmad Gholampour, titled “the Commander of Karbala Headquarter”, was provided by Mohsen Rokhsattalab and finally compiled by Dr. Hossein Ahmadi; the book was published by the Sacred ...

Oral History of Sacred Defense

Commander of 19th Fajr Division

A Narrative of Mohammad Nabi Roudaki

The book "A Narrative of Mohammad Nabi Roudaki, Commander of 19th Fajr Division" has been interviewed by Alireza Refahiat and edited by Hussein Ahmadi. After his military service, Brigadier General Roudaki had various activities such as being a member of the Islamic ...

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Kak-e Khak

The book “Kak-e Khak” is the narration of Mohammad Reza Ahmadi (Haj Habib), a commander in Kurdistan fronts. It has been published by Sarv-e Sorkh Publications in 500 copies in spring of 1400 (2022) and in 574 pages. Fatemeh Ghanbari has edited the book and the interview was conducted with the cooperation of Hossein Zahmatkesh.

Life of Martyr Kazem Amloo Narrated

Baneh Dream

The book "Baneh Dream" narrates the life of martyr Kazem Amloo. It has been authored by Alireza Kalami and released by Marz-o Boom Publications. The book starts with the publisher's preface and the author's introduction; then, 75 memories have been narrated from the language of the martyr's family, friends and comrades.

War commander narrates Operation Fat’h al-Mobin


The book “Chenaneh” authored by the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) commander Brigadier General Fatollah Jafari is about different phases of Operation Fat’h al-Mobin. Jafari is the founder of IRGC combat units. He also set up the IRGC 3rd Combat Brigade and Division. The book’s title has been chosen from the name of a village in Shush area

Ramadan Allahvakil Narration of Eight Years of Imposed War

Allahvakil Position

The book " Allahvakil's Position" is narrated by Haj Ramdan Allahvakil, commander of the logistics of the 44th Brigade of Qama-e-Bani Hashem (PBUH) and the 91st Brigade of Baqiyatallah Hashem (PBUH), written by Fazlollah Sabri and Reza Azamian Jezi, and published by Marz-o-Bom Publishing House in collaboration with Isfahan Art District. The book begins with an introduction and the contents are divided into ten chapters.

Narratives from Life of Animals in the Imposed War

We Were Also in the War

Having been collaborated with Isfahans Hozeh Honari, the book “We Were Also in the War”, written by Morteza Soltani was published by Marzoboom Publications. The book includes the publishers foreword, the authors introduction, 50 narrations from different narrators, an appendix of memories, sources and an index. From the very beginning, when we pick up the book, it is clear that we are dealing with a different work both in terms of subject matter and presentation form.

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Ascension from Olive Branch

Narratives about the life of Ahmad Motevaselian from childhood to captivity

The book " Ascension from Olive Branch" authored by Javad Kalateh Arabi was published by Nashr-e 27 Bethat and the Publications of Irans Press Institution in the spring of 1402 (2023) in 500 copies with price of 210000 tomans. After the introduction, in the first page, the ayah 158 of sura Nessa of the holy Quran has been written, "They certainly did not kill him (Jesus). Rather, Allah raised him up to Himself."

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Pahlavi Political Prisons Encyclopedia

The entries were extracted from existing written and oral sources, and were listed in alphabetical order. All the entries are related to associated elements inside the prison and relying on the political prison. As stated in the preface, the entries have been used in at least two studied sources (written and oral) or one authentic source. A new entry has been created for the concepts or events and actions which did not have a written and explicit entry.

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Travel to War Days

Travel to War Days is the memoirs of Amir Brigadier Genera Sayed Hesam Hashemi, fellow warrior of Martyr Ali Sayad Shirazi. Under the title of the book, the word "Commanders" can be seen in silver color and the shape of a stamp. The author of the book is Saeed Alamian and it was edited by Mehdi Oghabi. The first edition of Travel to War Days was published in 2023 by Khat-e Moghadam Publishing House (Qom) in 320 pages, 1000 copies, and the price of 120,000 Tomans.

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 ...