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Brickhill, Paul

Overview
Works: 116 works in 650 publications in 16 languages and 7,899 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Biography  Action and adventure films  History  Documentary films  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: D805.G3, 791.4372
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The great escape by Paul Brickhill( Book )

85 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,926 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
Reach for the sky; the story of Douglas Bader, legless ace of the Battle of Britain by Paul Brickhill( Book )

78 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,163 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
The Dam Busters by Paul Brickhill( Book )

144 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of 617 Squadron of the Royal Air Force, which was formed early in 1943 for one special job--to breach the Moehne and Eder Dams in Germany. The overwhelming success of the great raid on the dams made the squadron famous, and it was retained as a unit and used for other equally perilous missions
The great escape by Paul Brickhill( Recording )

13 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 510 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
Escape or die; authentic stories of the RAF Escaping Society by Paul Brickhill( Book )

45 editions published between 1952 and 1985 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretninger om flugt og undvigelser foretaget af RAF-personel under 2. verdenskrig
The Great Escape by Paul Brickhill( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog stellen geallieerde krijgsgevangenen alles in het werk om uit een Duits kamp in Silezië te ontvluchten
Dam busters by Paul Brickhill( Recording )

12 editions published between 1951 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 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 100 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 )

14 editions published between 1946 and 1963 in English and Dutch and held by 78 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
Escape or die : true stories of heroic escapes by Paul Brickhill( Book )

13 editions published between 1953 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confined to the hospital after being blinded in the crash of his B-17, an army officer tries to find a way to stop a German mission from bombing the Prime Minister's home in London
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 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Douglas Bader's life is the stuff of legend. After losing both his legs in a flying accident he returned to the RAF at the beginning the Second World War to become Britain's most famous airman and hero. In the Battle of Britain he led his squadron of Spitfires to kill after kill, keeping them going with his unstoppable banter. Shot down in occupied France, his German captors had to confiscate his tin legs in order to stop him trying to escape. And Bader faced it all, disability, leadership and capture, with a charm and determination that was to become an inspiration to all around him - container
The deadline by Paul Brickhill( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and Danish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changing public/private partnerships in the African book sector by Paul Brickhill( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

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

Gesprengte Ketten( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein auf einem Tatsachenbericht beruhender Abenteuerfilm über die Massenflucht alliierter Kriegsgefangener aus einem besonders gesicherten deutschen Lager in Bayern. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films)
Reach for the sky by Lewis Gilbert( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing story of Douglas Bader, who after losing both legs as a result of an aeroplane crash, overcame insurmountable odds to not only master the art of walking with two artificial legs, but to dance, play golf, and to become one of the most remarkable fighter aces in history
The Great Escape ... With drawings by Ley Kenyon. [With plates.] by Paul Brickhill( Book )

6 editions published between 1951 and 1963 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great war stories by Paul Brickhill( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Brickhill, Paul

Brickhill, Paul Chester Jerome.

Brickhill, Paul Chester Jerome, 1916-

Brickhill, Paul Chester Jerome 1916-1991

Paul Brickhill Australian author and World War II prisoner of war

Paul Brickhill jachtvlieger uit Australië (1916-1991)

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Reach for the sky; the story of Douglas Bader, legless ace of the Battle of BritainThe Dam BustersThe great escapeThe Great EscapeEscape or die : true stories of heroic escapesChanging public/private partnerships in the African book sectorThe great escape