WorldCat Identities

Brickhill, Paul

Overview
Works: 136 works in 860 publications in 15 languages and 8,608 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, Contributor, Conceptor
Classifications: D805.G3, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Paul Brickhill
 
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Most widely held works by Paul Brickhill
The great escape by Paul Brickhill( Book )

127 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,041 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 )

68 editions published between 1954 and 2002 in English and held by 1,131 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 )

154 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 1,103 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
The great escape by Paul Brickhill( Recording )

24 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With only their bare hands and the crudest of homemade tools, they sank shafts, built underground railroads, forged passports, drew maps, faked weapons, and tailored german uniforms and civilian clothes. They developed a fantastic security system to protect themselves from the German "ferrets" who prowled the compounds with nerve-racking tenacity and suspicion. It was a split-second operation as delicate and as deadly as a time bomb
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

70 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-security German prisoner-of-war 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 )

53 editions published between 1952 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretninger om flugt og undvigelser foretaget af RAF-personel under 2. verdenskrig
Reach for the sky by Paul Brickhill( Book )

34 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in 10 languages and held by 175 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 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 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 )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 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
Reach for the sky : the story of Douglas Bader, D.S.O., D.F.C. by Paul Brickhill( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1994 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape to danger by Paul Brickhill( Book )

13 editions published between 1946 and 1963 in English and held by 73 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
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 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The deadline by Paul Brickhill( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and Danish and held by 47 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 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British war collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 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 great escape by Sue Gee( Book )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fundamentals of production : a practical approach by Paul Brickhill( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bader, vainqueur du ciel by Paul Brickhill( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great escape ; The magnificent seven ; The Thomas Crown affair( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The great escape": Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II. "The magnificent seven": An oppressed Mexican peasant village assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes. "The Thomas Crown affair": A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man
 
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The great escape
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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 EscapeReach for the skyChanging public/private partnerships in the African book sectorEscape or die : true stories of heroic escapes
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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