IBNA- The book ‘A Pack Full of Green Memories’ on the oral history and memoires of the Iranian air defense forces during the “Sacred Defense” was published by Khatam ul-Anbia Air Defense Headquarters Publications.
According to IBNA correspondent, the book ‘A Pack Full of Green Memories’ by Faramarz Rouhafza, Mahmoud Hejami and Reza Jahanfar deals with a part of the oral memoires of air defense forces during the eight year-war Iraq waged against Iran.
The preface of the book is about the title chosen for the book, reading; ‘’The title is the name of a verse from the poems of Alireza Qazveh, a poet of our country.’’
The oral memoires of the retired Colonel Khosrow Jahani, Captain Jalil Dousti, Ali Asghar Hezar Jazini, Major Seyyed Ali Asemani, retired fighter control Colonel Farzad Rezai, Abolfazl Mansouri, Captain Javad Shafiee and the retired Colonel Faramarz Rouhafza provide fascinating reading.
In the section on the memoires of Major Seyyed Ali Asmani we read; ‘’I never forget the 1986 Ashura day. We were having chest beating processions as usual and were engaged in mourning when the sound of anti-aircraft guns were heard, all of a sudden followed by the roar of the enemy’s fighter planes.’’
Khatam ul-Anbia Air Defense Headquarters has released the book ‘A Pack Full of Green Memories’ in 2,000 copies at 85,000 Rls, readily available on the market.