Roy ClarkeTo this day, as he gets ready to go to bed, Roy Clarke is thankful he is not sleeping under a tank.
Roy Clarke – Film 1Seeing a captured Tiger tank up close was not very morale boosting for Roy, knowing the damage they could do to the Shermans he would be in.
Roy Clarke – Film 2To make sure they could get out of a Sherman should it get into trouble, the tank crews would improvise, removing seat backs and carrying hammers with them.
Roy Clarke – Film 3It was disorientating being in a tank in the middle of a battle and not necessarily being able to see clearly what was happening or who was where.
Roy Clarke – Film 4Supporting the infantry, Roy sympathises with them, out in the open as they were.
Roy Clarke – Film 5The men would dig a trench under their tank to protect themselves as they slept at night. Although it was harder to protect against accidents with guns.
To this day, as he gets ready to go to bed, Roy Clarke is thankful he is not sleeping under