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Trains carrying oil from Azerbaijan's capital Baku to the frontlines in the 1941-1945 war between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. Azerbaijan was the main supplier of fuel and lubricants to the Soviet army as 90 percent of lubricating oils, 80 percent of gasoline, and 70 percent of oil came from Baku