Peter Lewis tells a story of love, separation and hardship, through the object he added to the BBC History of the World website: a portrait of a private soldier's sweetheart, painted secretly for his Uncle Bryn in the Auschwitz concentration camp. May 19, 2011
Giorgio Moroder - The Chase (Around The World Remix) by Daft Punk
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Original: Giorgio Moroder - Chase (from the Soundtrack of 'Midnight Express'), 1978
Remix: Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel de homem Christo, 1997
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