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After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States needed more aircraft. In 1942, the Bell Aircraft Company built the Bell Bomber Plantin Marietta, Georgia
More than 28,000 Bell workers who built 663 B-29s from 1943 to 1945
Bombing of Pearl
In the 1930s and 1940s, the efforts of two Georgia legislators, Richard B. Russell and Carl Vinson, brought an even greater military presence to Georgia. Russell served one term as Georgia governor and seven consecutive terms as U.S. senator.
Richard B Russell & Carl Vinson
Carl Vinson served Georgia for 51 years in the U.S. House of Representatives.