This is the story of the author’s brother, Russell Keats, who rests in HMAS Canberra in the deep quite waters of Iron Bottom Sound. Russell, a flautist and the son of the composer Horace Keats did not live to see his 21st birthday. The book is an account from aboard HMAS Canberra, as well as three USS cruisers and their men during the war in the Pacific.
It includes a CD of works by Horace Keats, poignant songs of the time sung by Harold Williams and Peter Dawson (baritones) with Horace Keats (piano); Jane Parkin(soprano), Gavin Lockley (baritone) with Clemens Leske (piano); Emma Knott (flute) with David Miller (piano).
Soft cover, photographs, audio CD, 171 pages.
In 1966, Steve Gower, a young gunner captain in the 101st Field Battery, was sent to Vietnam. He would serve in what is …