World War II: Meeting the demand of the Allied war effort
As World War II loomed, oil became indispensable. It was evident that without it, the war could never have been won. Compulsory in every form, oil was a necessary component to the assembly of bombs, and the manufacturing of synthetic rubber for tires, as well as that which was refined into gasoline for use in trucks, tanks and aircraft. Additionally, it was needed to formulate lubricants used for firearms and machinery.
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