14th Imam Hossein Division

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14th Imam Hossein Brigade
لشکر 14 امام حسین (ع)
Country Iran Islamic Republic of Iran
Branch Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
Type Infantry
Size Division
Garrison/HQ Isfahan
Nickname(s) "Imam Hossein" (امام حسین (ع))
Engagements

Iran–Iraq War

Commanders
Notable
commanders
Hossein Kharrazi
Hujjat-ul-Islam Mostafa Raddanipoor

14th Imam Hossein Division (Persian: لشکر 14 امام حسین (ع)‎) is a division of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

It was first officially organized as the 3rd Imam Hossein Brigade during Iran–Iraq War, just before Operation Tariq al-Qods. Its units had participated in various clashes after the 1979 Revolution, and its fighters were mostly from the Isfahan province. It was later expanded into a division. It participated in various key operations of the Iran-Iraq war.

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