Phil Klay Redeployment

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Redeployment is Phil Klay’s wartime fiction short story collection. The text involves several short experiences and perspectives of the men in combat in the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. The author uses the experiences of the soldiers to convey their feelings, thoughts, tone and wishes to the civilians and soldiers at home and abroad. The author applies the first person narration to offer the stories a personal touch and capture the perspectives of their soldiers. Although the stories are fictional, they reflect the realities of redeployment, which might have happened to someone at some point or place. For instance, in the ‘after action report’ story the author provides readers with a narration of what a soldier in combat’s experience might

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