Operation Overlord people in all BBC programmes
Comedian Al Murray champions the life of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery.
Monty Python's Michael Palin chooses the American writer, Ernest Hemingway.
Eric Pickles chooses Hollywood director John Ford.
Camilla Wright chooses Martha Gellhorn, who wrote at length about the Spanish Civil War.
Journalist Camilla Wright nominates the war reporter Martha Gellhorn for greatness.
Ray Mears champions the life of German field marshal Erwin Rommel.
Lord Digby Jones chooses Winston Churchill, with contribution from Prof David Reynolds.