David Capps-Tunwell MBE is retired from the Royal Navy after a career in aircraft engineering and now lives in Normandy, France.
In 2014, at the request of the Conseil General de l'Orne, as part of the commemorations for the 70th anniversary of D-Day, he was a guest speaker during a cycle of lectures.
David has co-written papers on surviving aspects of the Normandy campaign away inland from the coastline. His most recent work with the team, on bomb craters, can be read in the Journal of Field Archaeology. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00934690.2016.1184930
He recently acted as a historical advisor on a WWII heritage trail on the edge of the town of Bagnoles de l'Orne in Basse Normandie, which opened in September 2016.