WorldCat Identities

Brickhill, Paul

Overview
Works: 121 works in 814 publications in 15 languages and 8,554 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Biography  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: D805.G3, 791.4372
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The great escape by Paul Brickhill( Book )

124 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six hundred American and British Air Force officers worked for over a year to prepare escape tunnels for the mass escape of the whole group in World War II
The Dam Busters by Paul Brickhill( Book )

151 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the true World War II story of how the famous Royal Air Force 617 Squadron carried out a raid on three of the most important dams in Germany
Reach for the sky; the story of Douglas Bader, legless ace of the Battle of Britain by Paul Brickhill( Book )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2001 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of an English hero in World War II who lost both legs in an air crash, learned to walk again, and became a fighter pilot during the Battle of Britain. He was captured but managed to escape from the enemy
Reach for the sky; the story of Douglas Bader by Paul Brickhill( Book )

67 editions published between 1954 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografi over den fra 2. verdenskrig kendte RAF-jagerpilot Douglas Bader
The great escape by Paul Brickhill( Recording )

18 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Allied airmen who plot a massive escape from Stalag 3, a maximum security prison in World War II. They struggle against overwhelming odds to obtain freedom
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

68 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-security German P.O.W. camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Escape or die; authentic stories of the RAF Escaping Society by Paul Brickhill( Book )

38 editions published between 1952 and 1985 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first in the series of escape stories compiled from records of the R.A.F. this describes the dangers which Charles McCormac and, his companions encountered when they escaped from a Japanese prison compound
Reach for the sky by Paul Brickhill( Book )

32 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas Bader has become a legend in his lifetime, not only as an air ace but for his triumph over a cruel adversity and the new hope he has given to the physically disabled by his personal example
Dam busters by Paul Brickhill( Recording )

12 editions published between 1951 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the true World War II story of how the famous Royal Air Force 617 Squadron carried out a raid on three of the most important dams in Germany
War of nerves by Paul Brickhill( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1961, Robert Mackay, a tourist, saunters up to the bar of a Left Bank care, orders a drink, eyes a pretty girl ... A shot is fired, then two more. A man falls dead next to Mackay
Escape to danger by Paul Brickhill( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1963 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of prisoners of war at Stalag luft III at Sagan, Germany, and the tunnel escape of March 1944. Includes a listing of 50 murdered British prisoners
Reach for the sky : the story of Douglas Bader, DSO, DFC by Paul Brickhill( Recording )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspirational story of Douglas Bader, DSO, DFC
Changing public/private partnerships in the African book sector by Paul Brickhill( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deadline by Paul Brickhill( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and Danish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape or die : true stories of heroic escapes by Paul Brickhill( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape or die by Paul Brickhill( Book )

20 editions published between 1952 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretninger om flugt og undvigelser foretaget af RAF-personel under 2. verdenskrig
British war collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five classic British war movies depicting the drama and courage of a nation and its citizens during World War II
The fundamentals of production : a practical approach by Paul Brickhill( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bader, vainqueur du ciel by Paul Brickhill( Book )

8 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dam busters by Michael Anderson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr Barnes Wallis was possessed with a seemingly crazy idea - the creation of the bouncing bomb, designed to destroy the Ruhr dams and paralyse the enemy's industrial nerve centre. He fought persistent scepticism and disbelief that such a feat was possible. Through the skill, determination and courage of RAF Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his squadron, the mission succeeded. Today the concept can only be described as one of brilliant inspiration
 
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The great escape
Alternative Names
Brickhill, Paul Chester Jerome.

Brickhill, Paul Chester Jerome 1916-

Brickhill, Paul Chester Jerome 1916-1991

Paul Brickhill jachtvlieger uit Australië (1916-1991)

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The Dam BustersReach for the sky; the story of Douglas Bader, legless ace of the Battle of BritainThe great escapeThe Great EscapeReach for the skyChanging public/private partnerships in the African book sectorEscape or die : true stories of heroic escapes