A portrait of Paul Brickhill

Paul Brickhill

Paul Brickhill was an Australian fighter pilot, prisoner of war and author. The Great Escape was his first book and the first major account of the escape from prisoner-of-war camp Stalag Luft III, bringing the incident to wide public attention. He wrote other best-selling war books including The Dam Busters and Reach for the Sky, the story of Battle of Britain ace Douglas Bader.

Books by Paul Brickhill

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