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Paul Brickhill on Wikipedia
Paul Chester Jerome Brickhill (20 December 1916 – 23 April 1991) was an Australian fighter pilot, prisoner of war, and author who wrote The Great Escape, The Dam Busters, and Reach for the Sky.Early life
Brickhill was born in Melbourne, Victoria to journalist George Russell Brickhill (1879–1964) and Izitella Victoria Brickhill (née Bradshaw). He was the third son of the couple's five ch…