"Reload" is a graphic novel project I'm working on with Dale Gervais. It's about the history of the Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit. Much of the footage we've seen of World War 2 was shot by these guys.
These unfinished pages I'm posting are from an incident that occurred during the assault on Carpiquet, France, Battle of Normandy. Veteran "Shooter" Alan "Ace" Grayston and his driver. Lewis Currie we're filming a tank assault in the cover of a haystack when they came under mortar fire. Currie lost his life.
This was adapted from Dan Conlon's interview with Grayston for his historical thesis on the unit.
"Reload" is going to combine these personal stories with a history of the unit done in Newsreel style. The hope is to produce something that engages and informs the reader.
Again, these are unfinished pages. It still needs a lot of text and there is still two more pages to the story, but I felt there's enough to post.
For more on the CAFPU please visit Dale's site at http://www.canadianfilmandphotounit.ca/ or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Army_Film_and_Photo_Unit