Redeployment Setting

Phil Klay
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Iraq

Iraq is the scene of the majority of the stories in “Redeployment.” The stories take place during the Iraq war that was launched with the American invasion in 2003. The terrain of Iraq is mainly desert. It is a hot and oppressive region. The reference to Iraq in the story entitled, “Prayer in the Furnace” captures the unbearable temperatures that the Marines were made to deal with. The Marines not only had to deal with the rugged desert and sweltering temperatures, buried everywhere in the terrain were the deadly IEDs that everyone feared.

Fallujah

The city of Fallujah, Iraq, was one of the hotspots of the Iraq war. Sergeant Price of the short story, “Redeployment” had been assigned there. When he returned to this hometown, flashes of Fallujah came to mind when he walked down the mall in town. He was compelled to check the rooftops for snipers as...

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