Stephen Fisher D-Day Lectures at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Event Date: 
Saturday, 1 June 2019 - 10:00am to Friday, 30 August 2019 - 5:30pm

Stephen Fisher D-Day Lectures at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Location: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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Stephen is a historian and archaeologist from the south of England and, although British, has spent much of his life overseas.

Born in Singapore, he spent most of his early childhood in Germany before moving to England. After university, he spent nearly four years teaching in Japan; his travels across Europe and Asia have created a deep interest in history that ultimately turned into his profession.

Since returning to the United Kingdom in 2007, Stephen has taken part in ground breaking archaeological excavations at Stonehenge, and spent several years conducting surveys of the New Forest National Park.

For seven years he researched shipwrecks along the south coast of England, with a particular focus on the 1,000 wrecks dating back to World War I.

He has studied and recorded numerous elements of the history, particularly the military history, of Europe, including D-Day infrastructure in Britain and the battles of World War II.

At present, he is writing a series of publications on Motor Torpedo Boats and Motor Gun Boats, the Royal Navy’s equivalent of American PT boats.

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands