'Three of a kind' includes the stories of three military pilots - from World War One, World War Two and the Vietnam War: a newly graduated medical doctor who became a member of the initial intake at Australia's first military flying school, and Australia's first pilot killed in war; a 'boy from the bush' who signed up with the Royal Australian Air Force and flew with a Lancaster squadron in Britain; and Jim Campbell, an Army apprentice who became a helicopter pilot and was awarded a DFC.Author Kerry White, a Vietnam War veteran, has published two anthologies, 'the poet from hell', and 'Strength, labour and sorrow' (both available on Amazon).
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About the Author
Kerry White was born in Toowoomba, Australia, in 1945 and spent his childhood at nearby Mount Tyson. He worked in a bank in Toowoomba after finishing school.In 1966-67 he served in the Vietnam War as a national serviceman. In his late 20s he embarked upon a journalism career, starting with The Chronicle in Toowoomba and subsequently became a media/communications professional in both private and public sector positions. In 2006 he attained a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba. He is semi-retired and lives on the Sunshine Coast with Caroline with four grandchildren nearby at Nambour. He has also published two anthologies in recent years: the poet from hell, which includes poems written over many years on many subjects - war, peace, love, family, religion, history, life and death; the second anthology, strength, labour and sorrow, includes both poems and other writings celebrating 70 years - a project to mark his 70th birthday in 2015.