National Geographic : 1942 Nov
Manchurian Soybean Cakes for Fertilizer Give Japan's Weary Soil aTransfusion The cartwheels stacked on Dairen's docks are the compressed residue of the refining process. Soybean oil feeds Nippon'speople and war machine and makes herblockade proof (page 616). It goes into explosives, lubricating oil, and plastics; into soup, salads, and vitamins. In 1940 Japsmade thesoybean industry aState monopoly.