Iran-Iraq War, 1908-88

 

Fending off invaders
Photo essay: Beheshte Zahra cemetery
Afshin Deyhim

A war story for children
History of the Iran-Iraq War for children
Mazloom

Rooze khoob
On the liberation of Khorramshahr
Mandana Zandian

The little man
A novel based on a true story
Abbas Kazerooni

The rifle
They waited for the orders to charge, the more zealous men whispering prayers and praises of the Imam
A.S.Mostafanejad

Thesis
For University of California, Berkeley, History degree
Mazi (Mazyar) Bahadori

Heart of the puzzle
Discovering the hidden reasons to why we are where we are
Nilufar Hakhamanesh

Raahi dar meh
Short story
Mohammad Hossainzadeh

Happy anniversary?
Was it the right move to come to America?
Hamid Bakhsheshi

Suffocating memories
Every time I see Rumsefeld shaking Saddam's hand, memories rush back
Pesare Gol

Burnt
A trip to my war-torn hometown
By Saman Ghiassi

Fit to kill
I came across an Iraqi soldier who was sleeping
By Pesare Gol

Put a stop to it
15 years after the Iran-Iraq war, I have drunk the sweet elixir of forgiveness
By Assal Badrkhani

The city in me
How can I explain that Khorramshar and those I knew are still alive in my memories?
By Mammad Aidani

Battle of Persia
Book: Iran-Iraq War in the Air 1980-1988
By An Iranian

Shock and awe Iranian style
Braveness is taking one's rifle and wanting to go back to the battlefield to defend one inch of your land
By Pesare Gol

Ajab roozegaaree shodeh!
Iraq war: Whom to curse
By Pesare Shoja

Body full of blisters
As the Jeep is leaving, I see him for the last time
By Pessare Gol

Yet you go on
Traumatic experiences in Iran make you realize how insignificant you are
By Syma Sayyah, Tehran

Khorramshahr forever
Photo essay: A soldier in coma
By Omid Salehi

Yet you go on
Traumatic experiences in Iran make you realize how insignificant you are
By Syma Sayyah, Tehran

Khorramshahr forever
Photo essay: A soldier in coma
By Omid Salehi

Sarbaz imam zaman
We are pass this training, and they are send us for fight and war with Iraqi
By Hossein Hajiagha

Pickled things
There is no denying it: it's a red alarm, code for a bombing raid
By Azin Arefi

The old photograph
Short story
By Sasan Hamidi

About time
UN backs mine detection competition
Sent by Payman Arabshahi

Easy targets
Photos: War of the cities
By Jassem Ghazban-pour

Gheirat
The war with Iraq was not Khomeini's fault
By Nima Kasraie

Jaguar of the sky
My uncle flew that thing
By Babak Peyvandi
December 25, 2001

Can't forget or forgive
War scars: Photo essay
By Farid
December 6, 2001

Still feeling the war
Khorramshahr, Ababdan and Ahvaz 11 years after the Iran-Iraq war
By Siamak Namazi
November 19, 2001

Palm groves survive
From Ahvaz to Khorramshahr and Abadan
By Laleh Khalili
June 18, 1999

Gasping for air
You and I are alive. Many are not
By Arman Sadati
June 28, 2001

Nothing but a name
What did my father die for?
By Yasaman Rohani
June 28, 2001

Burning eyes
No one will cry for us
By Javdon
June 18, 2001

Remembering our own
We can only belong to one country
By Zal Bameri
September 27, 2001

Our Boy; their Prisoner of War
Iranian soldier recalls harsh Iraqi war camp.
By J. Javid
December 1995

 

Diary

Escape from Abadan

Photos
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* Khorramshahr liberated
* Young and old at war
* Soldier taking a break
* Chemical warfare
* Mother and son: to war
* Iran-Iraq battle scene
* Street renamed for martyr
* Father goes off to war
* Air Force commander
* "War, war, until... "
* Kiss before going to war
* War mural in Shiraz
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Khorramshahr: Dog
* Losses from bombings
* War donations
* General Fallahi
* Volunteer fighters
* Abadan defenders
* Missile destroys school
* Soldier eats rice
* War casualty
* Shot near Khorramshahr
* Banisadr at war front
* A cleric in Khorramshahr
* Coffin of a second grader
* Scene of a missile attack
* War rally in Tehran
* Saddam& suicide
* Ahvaz stores destroyed
For latest photos see Pictory
Memories

Excerpts from Farhang Jebheh (The Culture of the War Front)-- a series of books compiled by Seyed Mehdi Fahimi documenting soldiers' stories from the Iran-Iraq war. (In Persian)

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"Mig-23"
* "Slippers"
* "Evin" pants
* Toilet manners
* Onion: Tear jerkers
* Soccer with POWs
* Animals & mines
* "Flying donkey"
* "Not from Koofeh"


War songs

Excerpts from Farhang Jebheh (The Culture of the War Front)-- a series of books compiled by Seyed Mehdi Fahimi documenting soldiers' stories from the Iran-Iraq war. (In Persian)

* Piruzi khojasteh baad
Patriotic war song
Written and performed by ?

* Vatanam
Patriotic song during the war with Iraq
Written and performed by ?

* Shaheed raah-e to eftekhaar
Patriotic war song
Written and performed by ?

* Qeble-ye shahaadat
Patriotic war song
Written and performed by ?

* Ey sarafraazaan
Patriotic war song
Written and performed by ?

* Gol-e ensaan
Patriotic war song
Written and performed by ?

* Man Iraani'am, aarmaanam shahaadat
Patriotic war song
Written and performed by ?

* Arghavan
Singer Hessamoddin Seraj

* Shabnavard
Composed and performed by Mohammad Reza Lotfi and sung by Mohammad Reza Shajarian. Poem is by Aslaan Aslaanian. Narrator is Mehdi Fathi.

 

 

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