Chess with the Doomsday Machine (Shatranj ba Mashin-e Qiamat) (Persian: شطرنج با ماشین قیامت‎‎) is a novel about the Iran-Iraq war by Habib Ahmadzadeh. In 1980, a surprise attack on the Iranian city of Abadan marked the beginning of the Iran-Iraq war. Hundreds of thousands of people fled the badly damaged city but a small number of civilians chose to stay, living in a city under siege. The story focuses on the experiences of Moosa, a young Abadani soldier defending his hometown. He has been chosen to assist in destroying the enemy’s "Doomsday Machine", a sophisticated radar system.

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  • Chess with the Doomsday Machine (Shatranj ba Mashin-e Qiamat) (Persian: شطرنج با ماشین قیامت‎‎) is a novel about the Iran-Iraq war by Habib Ahmadzadeh. In 1980, a surprise attack on the Iranian city of Abadan marked the beginning of the Iran-Iraq war. Hundreds of thousands of people fled the badly damaged city but a small number of civilians chose to stay, living in a city under siege. The story focuses on the experiences of Moosa, a young Abadani soldier defending his hometown. He has been chosen to assist in destroying the enemy’s "Doomsday Machine", a sophisticated radar system. (en)
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  • 1568592159
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  • Front cover of English translation of Chess with a Doomsday Machine
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  • US
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  • English
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  • xviii + 268
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  • 2008 (xsd:integer)
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  • Chess with the Doomsday Machine (Shatranj ba Mashin-e Qiamat) (Persian: شطرنج با ماشین قیامت‎‎) is a novel about the Iran-Iraq war by Habib Ahmadzadeh. In 1980, a surprise attack on the Iranian city of Abadan marked the beginning of the Iran-Iraq war. Hundreds of thousands of people fled the badly damaged city but a small number of civilians chose to stay, living in a city under siege. The story focuses on the experiences of Moosa, a young Abadani soldier defending his hometown. He has been chosen to assist in destroying the enemy’s "Doomsday Machine", a sophisticated radar system. (en)
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  • Chess with the Doomsday Machine (en)
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