Sunday, September 24, 2006

Close Battle: Iran-Iraq War

This YouTube video shows irregular Iranian forces battling well-armed Iraqi tanks in close combat. My guess is that it is from the earliest days of Iran-Iraq war.

Here's another historical video, which I believe tracks the war from a historical angle and dispalys the Iranian view of it. However, the video-maker seems to be more interested in the art of images, music and sound. The video displays common understanding of the war in Iran:

This ITN (or ITV?) documentary fragment discusses use of the chemical weapons:

The brutal use of chemical weapons in Halabja can be seen in this fragment.

Sunday, September 10, 2006