After the onset of the imposed war, the city of Khorramshahr was one of the first points attacked by the Iraqi Ba'ath army due to its close proximity to the Shalamcheh border.
Defenders of this city, often native and a number of students, were able to withstand the minimum military capabilities under the command of Mohammad Jahan Ara, who at that time commanded the Khoramshahr Revolutionary Guards Corps, with his light weapons and using the position of familiarity with the region for 35 The day before the Iraqi army resisted. Finally, on November 4, 1359, the city's last defenders were also forced to retreat from the city due to the high pressure from the Ba'ath army and the lack of weapons and equipment.
Khoramshahr after 578 days (19 months) occupied by the Ba'athist army of Iraq, on June 3, 1981, with the invasion of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) forces, the Islamic Republic of Iran's Army and the Basij Resistance Force, during four stages of military operations called Operation Jerusalem after The siege of Khorramshahr was recaptured. After the liberation of Khorramshahr, the mosque of this city has become the symbol of the resistance and resistance of the people of the city and the warriors, where the name and memory of Mohammad Jahan Ara is called for people and warriors.
The Khorramshahr Jami Mosque was one of the only buildings that remained in this city after being repatriated as being semi-healthy, and as the mosque was at the time of the Resistance [before occupation] the command and procurement center of the town's defenders, it was nicknamed the symbol The resistance has already been recognized as the same name among the survivors of war and those interested in the history of the Iran-Iraq war.
The Khorramshahr Jami Mosque has two flowers and two small domes with 120 years of age in its heart, perhaps 770 square meters of tiled mosaic is also a characteristic for any monument, but when it is supposed, an effect of identity , History, civilization and resistance of a country, any building can not replace the "Mosque of Khorramshahr".
Mosque of Khorramshahr is a seventy-nine thousand Iranian monument, which was registered in the National Monuments in 2011