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The view from the Caspian Sea of Baku, Azerbainjan's Flame Towers and the old quarter. This place once supplied 90% of the oil for the world and the Nobel brothers had extensive interests here. The were interested in paraffin for making TNT. This was in 1890s and early 20th century. The oil of Azerbaijan was sought after by the German's war machine and successfully kept from their hands by Stalin and the Soviet Army.

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