"Pilots, Man Your Planes!"   
                                         WWII U.S. Naval Aviation Collector's Guide                                                                              
 
REcomMenDED............ 
A good friend of this site, Gregory Pons, is the author of a wonderful reference on WW2 Marine Corps aviation. You may recognize his name from the books and articles on the Army Air Forces he has written in the past for a well known military magazine. Now, Greg is self-publishing his work and you can order the book directly from his Facebook page by following this link: https://www.facebook.com/USMC-Aviators-181606505377007/
We can safely say that you will want to add this exciting work to your reference library. The pages are full of never before published vintage photos and color reconstructions using original gear.  
Greg has sent us a few aircraft profiles from the book. Clicking the "Profiles" link button below will take you directly to the first of the three pages.
 
                                   NOW AVAILABLE! 

                  USMC AVIATORS
       Marine Corps airmen in the Pacific
                           1941-1945 

From the author himself:

Hello everybody,
Here is my new third book which is now available in the English version since May 22 on the publisher's website. Please click here to visit and place your order:
http://www.eden-mili-arts.com/index.php?lang=english

I invite you to discover the aviators of the legendary US Marine Corps in the Pacific. This book contains 192 pages, seven chapters (each named for a different squadron), uniforms and flight gear, personal memoirs, excerpts from the war diary of a dive bombing squadron, flight log books and photo albums of the men who served in it.
Here is its contents :

Introduction : 10 pages
Chapter 1 VMSB-144 : 18 pages
Chapter 2 VMSB-235 : 10 pages
Chapter 3 VMF-222 : 61 pages
Chapter 4 VMSB-341 : 10 pages
Chapter 5 VMTB-143 : 48 pages
Chapter 6 VMF-512 : 18 pages
Chapter 7 VMTB-454 : 15 pages
Bibliography, acknowledgments : 1 page

Through this book you are going to share the daily lives of these men and their experiences in training and combat. With its colorful plane profiles, original documents, and reconstructions detailing the flight equipment of these men, this book is the first of its kind about US Marine aviation.

Best regards
Greg 


Below are the new front and back covers.