WorldCat Identities

Brickhill, Paul

Overview
Works: 136 works in 698 publications in 13 languages and 8,634 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Film adaptations  Biography  Personal narratives  History  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Brickhill
The great escape by Paul Brickhill ( Book )
92 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,069 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 )
81 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,305 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 )
124 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,128 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 )
15 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 526 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 )
39 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 481 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 )
49 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beretninger om flugt og undvigelser foretaget af RAF-personel under 2. verdenskrig
Reach for the sky by Paul Brickhill ( Book )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skildring af den karismatiske engelske militærflyver Douglas Bader og hans indsats under den anden verdenskrig, hvor han efter at have mistet begge ben ved en flyulykke vendte tilbage til R.A.F og ledte en eskadrille Spitfires under "the battle of Britain"
Dam busters by Paul Brickhill ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1951 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 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 )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 105 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
The deadline by Paul Brickhill ( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and Danish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reach for the sky the story of Douglas Bader, DSO, DFC by Paul Brickhill ( Recording )
11 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
Changing public/private partnerships in the African book sector by Paul Brickhill ( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 50 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 dam busters by Michael Anderson ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of how the British attacked German dams in WW2 by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective
The fundamentals of production : a practical approach by Paul Brickhill ( Book )
in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bader, vainqueur du ciel by Paul Brickhill ( Book )
7 editions published between 1954 and 1964 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reach for the sky ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 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
La grande évasion by John Sturges ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Des officiers alliés récidivistes de l'évasion sont regroupés dans un stalag sous haute surveillance allemande pendant la dernière guerre. Sous le direction de leur colonel, ils préparent une évasion massive par des tunels. Une alerte founit le prétexte. Près de 80 militaires se sauvent. La chasse est donnée. Beaucoup seront repris comme Hilts malgrè une superbe fuite en moto
Great war stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brickhill, Paul
Brickhill, Paul Chester Jerome.
Brickhill, Paul Chester Jerome 1916-1991
בריקהיל, פול
ブリックヒル, ポール
Languages
English (426)
French (33)
Danish (18)
German (5)
Japanese (4)
Dutch (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Czech (3)
Italian (2)
Finnish (2)
Portuguese (1)
Spanish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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