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Lance Corporal Paul Wilson Brooks made one first class appearance, he served in the Coldstream Guards, he died 26 January 1946, aged 25. When 17 years of age in 1938 he became famous by bowling Don Bradman<br />
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The tragic stories of the 10 test players and 130 first class cricketers who lost their lives in the Second World War are told in a fascinating new book.<br />
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The outbreak of the war prompted cricketers to swap their whites for uniform and pitch up at the various battlegrounds of the conflict to do their duty.<br />
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Many cricketers excelled themselves in combat - distinguishing themselves with their bravery and their intelligence.<br />
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In The Coming Storm, screenwriter Nigel McCrery reveals each man's career details, including cricketing statistics and the circumstances of death.