Books

Beneath an overview of all known books released about the F-104 Starfighter.

 

OFFICIAL INTERNATIONAL F-104 SOCIETY - F-104 STARFIGHTER BOOK LIST
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Year Name Author ISBN Remarks
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1966 The Lockheed F-104G / CF-104 no 131 Gerhard Joos none Profile Publications ENGLAND, 16 pages
1968 Illustrierte Reihe für den Typensammler Nr. 41 - F-104 Starfighter Heinz Fuss none <German>
1968 306 Squadron 15 jaar (1953-1968) 306sq none <Dutch> Inrichting uitgeven boekwerken Den Haag
1973 KOKU FAN MAY 1973 no 37 "F-104 Starfighter" Vol 1 unknown none <Japanese/English> 75 pages
1974 The NEW Luftwaffe in action Peter Doll/H.Dorner none Squadron/Signal publications / also 104s
1975 Starfighter (novel) Mano Ziegler 3-7628-0360-9 no extra information
1976 S/S Publications 27 "F-104 STARFIGHTER in Action" Lou Drendel 0-89747-026-5 Squadron/Signal Publications, 50 pages
1976 German Military Aviation 1956-1976 P.A.Jackson 0-904597-03-2 Midland Counties Publications /also 104s
1976 Rapport van de Commissie van Drie (Lockheed affaire) Griffie Tweede Kamer 90-1201358-5 <Dutch> Staatsdrukkerij
1976 311 Squadron 25 jaar (1951-1976) unknown unknown <Dutch> 72 pages
1976 312 Squadron 25 jaar (1951-1976) R.Schouten/H v.d.Werf unknown <Dutch>
1976 Lockheed Aeritalia "F-104 STARFIGHTER" P.L.Pozzi / D.Valente unknown Edizione Intergest Milano, 68 pages
1976 F-104 STORY (DIARY OF A STARFIGHTER) The Lockheed 'Kickback Killer" Russ K Perron 76-7822 Organ Mt Publishers
1976 Die Aussergewohnlichen Manner der Kaktus STARFIGHTER Staffel Vol 1 B.Oldfield & T.Rhone unknown Litton Industries,Inc. (About Luke AFB school)
1977 Belgium Military Aviation 1945-1977 P.A.Jackson 0-904597-06-7 Midland Counties Publications /also 104s
1978 MFG 1 20 Jahre 1958-1978 unknown unknown <German> a bit about the 104s
1978 306 Squadron 25 jaar (1953-1978) 306sq unknown <Dutch>, 76 pages
1978 323 Squadron 30 jaar (1948-1978) strijdend ten aanval 323sq unknown <Dutch>, 175 pages
1978 JP4 - Dossier F-104 four authors unknown <Italian> 80 pages
1978 Kampfflugzeuge – Vom Starfighter zur Hornet Hans Redemann 3-87943-581-2 <German> Motorbuch Verlag
1978 Dutch Military Aviation 1945-1978 P.A.Jackson 0-904597-11-3 Midland Counties Publications /also 104s
1978 KOKU FAN JAN 1978 no 93 "F-104 Starfighter" Vol 2 unknown none <Japanese/English>, 67 pages
1978 The Lockheed Papers David Boulton 0-224-01412-9 Jonathan Cape prod.
1979 Battle for PAKISTAN (The Air-war of 1965) John Fricker 0-7110-0929-5 Ian Allen Ltd., 192 pages
1980 Nederlandse Koninklijke Luchtmacht, van vliegclub tot strijdmacht Willem Helfferich 90-6007-161-1 <Dutch> Wyt uitgevers, also about 104s
1980 Aeronautica Militare 3e Stormo 3 Stormo unknown Stato Maggiore Aeronautica 5e Reparto
1980 Aeronautica Militare 9e Stormo 9 Stormo unknown Stato Maggiore Aeronautica 5e Reparto
1980 Aeritalia F-104 S No 1 Claudio Tatangelo none Monografie Aeronautiche Italiane, 16 pages
1980 Fighting Colours 'Century series in colour' Lou Drendel O-89747-097-4 96 pages (all century series jets incl. F-104)
1981 Fiat Lockheed F/RF/TF-104 G No.13 Claudio Tatangelo none Monografie Aeronautiche Italiane, 16 pages
1981 Modern Combat Aircraft 9 "F-104 Starfighter" Arthur Reed 0-7110-1089-7 Ian Allan Ltd, 112 pages
1981 KOKU FAN ILLUSTRATED no 8 "F-104 Starfighter" Masahiko Takeda unknown <Japanese/English> 192 pages
1981 AERODATA INTERNATIONAL 15 "Lockheed F-104 Starfighter Philip JR Moyes 0-905469-26-7 Vintage Aviation Publ. Ltd Oxford, 20 pages
1981 The Beauvechain Starfighter story (18/04/63 t/m 10/04/81) Jan Govaerts unknown 116 pages
1982 Die fliegenden Verbande der Luftwaffe 1956-1982 Hans Redemann 3-87943-918-4 Motorbuch Verlag, 186 pages
1982 LOCKHEED/AERITALIA F/RF/TF-104G/,F-104S Starfighter Nicola Malizia unknown Edizioni Dell'Ateneo ( Italy ) 176 pages
1983 421 Squadron History, 1942-1982 Capt. R. Gowing 0-920002-16-1 Canada's Wings History of F-104 period year by year incl.
1983 417 Squadron History K. Robbins 0-920002-22-6 Canada's Wings - History of F-104 period included
1983 Starfighter, de geschiedenis van de Lockheed F-104G in dienst van de NATO Robert Verhegghen unknown Uitgeverij 17. Brussel, 40 pages
1983 The Beauvechain Starfighter story 1963-1981, Van Spitfire tot Fighting Falcon J. Govaerts none 236 pages
1983 Lock On nr 1: F-104G/J Starfighter Willy Peeters, Hans Wilms 90-70932-01-6 Detailed photobook for scale modelers, 68 pages
1983 Squadrons van de Koninklijke Luchtmacht Willem Hellfrich 90-228-3790-4 <Dutch>, 160 pages
1983 40 jaar 322 squadron (1943-1983) 322sq unknown <Dutch> Necumdruk Drachten, 184 pages
1984 KOKU FAN no 142 "Lockheed F-104J/DJ Eiko unknown none <Japanese/English> 64 pages
1984 Canadian Profile nr 1 - CF Starfighter Robert McIntyre 0-920375-00-6 SMS publishing, 52 pages
1984 CF-104 Starfighter 1961-1986 1 CAG none 1 CAG Baden Sollingen publication, 107 pages
1984 434 Squadron History R. Johnson 0-920492-01-2 The Hangar Bookshelf, 137 pages also on CF-104
1984 Die Aussergewohnlichen Manner der Kaktus STARFIGHTER Staffel Vol 2 B.Oldfield & T.Rhone none Litton Industries,Inc. (About Luke AFB school), 142 p.
1985 F-104 Starfighter Nico Sgarlato unknown Edizioni Monografie, 144 pages
1985 KELLY,More than my share of it all. Clarence Johnson F-104 Designer Maggie Smith 0-87474-564-0 Smithsonian Institution Press
1985 Jabo 33 Info letzter Flug F-104G unknown unknown 16 pages
1985 Jagdbombergeschwader 34 Memmingen Maj.Froehning unknown Monch Verlag
1985 Herinneringen aan 22jaar Klu Starfighters Gerrit Boxem unknown <Dutch>, 20 pages
1985 De geschiedenis van de Starfighter in Nederland C.J.van Gent 90-6013-935-6 <Dutch> Uitgeverij de Alk. With individual histories, 175 p
1985 KOKU FAN jan 1985 - 20 years 204sq unknown unknown <Japanese/English> 160 pages
1985 KOKU-FAN may 1985. Farewell to EIKO squadrons unknown unknown <Japanese/English> 164 pages
1985 Im feuer ist mein leben verbrannt Gesine Wagner 3-579-00572-3 <German> 128 pages - Der Starfighter absturz im Frankfurt 1983
1986 MODELART 10 no 259 "F-104 STARFIGHTER" unknown none <Japanese> 132 pages for model builders
1986 45 ANNEES DE CHASSE (L'Album de la 350Esc) J.Jacob (350sq) unknown Published by the Forces Aerienne
1986 Jagdbombergeschwader 34 Memmingen JBG34 unknown <German>  Monch Verlag
1986 CF-104 Starfighter 1961-1986 1CAG unknown 107 pages
1987 Vikings for Take-Off Axel Ostermann 0-904597-69-5 About the vikings demo team, 176 pages
1987 Vliegend boven Nederland deel 2 : de Starfighter Ton van der Zeeuw 90-71553-03-5 <Dutch>, 60 pages
1987 WARBIRDS ILLUSTRATED NO.44 "F-104 Starfighter" Peter R.Foster 0-85368-809-5 Arms & Armour Press Ltd Dorset, 64 pages
1988 Bunte Vögel der Bundeswehr Vol 1. Rainer Karras 3-925671-05-6 <German/English> about Luftwaffe special colors till 1984
1988 306 Squadron 35 jaar "in the picture" 306sq none <Dutch>, 220 pages (commercial), 146 p (non-comm)
1988 Jagdbombergeschwader 32 - 30 jahre JBG32 unknown <German>
1990 KOKU FAN mar 1990 - CINQUANT  Anni et Cinquanten. unknown none <Japanese/English> cover + 5 pages about AMI 104s
1990 Starfighter, 25 jahre F-104 in der Marine (Bild & Chronik 1963-1987) Reinhardt Wunschick unknown Brune Druck-und Verlagsgesellschaft, 280 pages
1990 Airdoc ADJP-01 - Teil 1 – Die F-104G bei den Jagdbombergeschwadern Gerhard Lang 978-3-935687-57-5 <German/English> A4 softcover 64 pages
1990 Flugzeug - Jets band 1 - Lockheed F-104 Starfighter Gerhard Lang none <German/English> 113 page photobook, hardcover
1990 STARFIGHTER, Loving retrospective of the CF-104 David Bashow 0-919195-121 Fortress Publ. Hardcover A4, 223 pages
1990 Airplane The Complete Aviation Encyclopedia Magazine. Volume 3, issue 34 unknown unknown Also about the F-104 (Orbis publication)
1991 311 Squadron 40 jaar (1951-1991) 311sq unknown <Dutch> Centrale Drukkerij Emmen, 112 pages
1991 312 Squadron 40 jaar (1951-1991) 312sq unknown <Dutch> Drukkerij Beijnsberger BV Heythuysen, 48 p.
1991 In detail & scale no 38 "F-104 Starfighter" Bert Kinzey 0-8306-5051-1-2 Airlife (ISBN O-8306-5051-1-2 or 1-85310-626-7) 72 pages
1991 KOKU-FAN Illustrated 91-10 - no.60 F-104 Worldwide Masahiko Takeda none <Japanese/English> 192 pages
1991 Tiger Squadrons Tim Laming 1-85532-146-7 Osprey Publishing Ltd, Also about 104s. Paperback
1992 Journey into Darkness P.E.Smith / P.Herz 0-671-72823-7 Story about POW Phil Smith, show down over Vietnam. 272p
1992 Starfighter F-104, Flugzeuge die Geschichte machten Hans-Jurgen Becker 3-613-01484-x no extra information, 143 pages
1992 Aeronautica Militare Italiana Oggi A.M.I today Niccoli &R.Sachetti unknown Also about the 104s / Editrice Militare Italiana di Ivo Fossat
1992 Warbird History Lockheed "F-104 STARFIGHTER" Steve Pace 0-87938-608-8 Zenith Books, 144 pages
1992 Century Fighters F-100 t/m F-106 Peter R.Foster 0-85310-255-5 Airlife
1993 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter - HAF - 1964-1993 unknown unknown no extra information
1993 50 Jaar 322 Squadron (1943-1993) Filip Appeldorn unknown <Dutch>
1993 S/S Publications Aircraft no 135 (F-104 Starfighter in action) Phillip Fridell 0-89747-299-3 Squadron/Signal Publications,Inc. 50 pages
1993 Lockheed's Skunk Works, The First Fifty Years Jay Miller 0-942548-56-6 216 pages softback A4 with also Starfighter information
1994 334 En jagerskvadron i nord Bjørn Petter Arntzen 82-993407-0-5 Book about all 334skv aircraft including 18 pages about 104.
1994 Deutsche Starfighter Klaus Kropf 3-929574-03-9 JOMO Medien Service, 148 pages
1994 Livree Speciali Dei Velivoli A.M.I. C.Carretta + 3 others unknown Edizioni EGIDA, 34 pages (also 104s)
1994 F40 - nr22 - F-104F Starfighter Siegfried Wache none BMVD Verlag, 39 pages
1995 F40 - nr24 - F-104G Starfighter Siegfried Wache none BMVD Verlag, 47 pages
1995 Fighting Colors of Chinese Air Force special 11 unknown 957-8628-09-9 not only about 104s (Wings of China)
1996 311 Squadron 45 jaar (1951-1996) Bert Bakker unknown <Dutch>
1996 312 Squadron 45 jaar (1951-1996) Bert Bakker unknown <Dutch> 50 pages
1996 Starfighter, 916 deutsche F-104, Ihre Bau- und Lebensgeschichten Georg Fischbach unknown The German 104 historybible. First softcover and lateron a hardcover (incl. some corrections and new photos). 842 p.
1996 F40 - nr25 - RF-104G Starfighter Siegfried Wache none BMVD Verlag, 43 pages
1996 F40 - nr27 - F-104G Starfighter JaBoG teil 1 Siegfried Wache none BMVD Verlag, 47 pages
1996 Trapani-Birgi, Aeronautica Militare Basi e Reparti Arcidiacono/Fassari/Majorana unknown Monografie
1996 F-104J/DJ Hideki Motoi unknown no extra information, 130 pages
1996 Wings of Fame (volume 2) J.Fricker/P.Jackson 1 874023 75 1 Book with also chapter about 104.
1997 Tiger! Tigre! Tigros! - Squadrons of the NATO Tiger Association Mark Attrill 1-85310-867-7 Airlife Publishing Ltd, Also about 104s. 112pages
1997 UF-104J Starfighter Nico Sgarlato unknown Delta Editrice, 64 pages
1997 F40 - nr30 - F-104G Starfighter JaBoG teil 2 Siegfried Wache none BMVD Verlag, 47 pages
1997 Verona/Villafranca, Aeronautica Militare Basie Reparti Anselmino/Gastaldi unknown Monografie
1997 Cameri, Aeronautica Militare Basie Reparti Anselmino/Gastaldi unknown Monografie , 64 pages
1997 F-104 Starfighter, Military Series no.2 C.Y.Wen/J.D.Shin/S.H.Lin unknown Model Scale Enthusiast, 95 pages
1998 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter unknown 957-8902-23-9 <Taiwanese> DTM Publishing co.,Ltd, 146 pages
1998 F-104 Starfighter , 35 years in AMI Paolo Gianvanni 7663-3234-2 SO.DI.P.diAngelo PatuzziSpA, 208 pages, A3 format!
1998 F-104J/DJ "eiko" S. Sakurai 4-7663-3234-2 All Japanese Starfighters, 208 pages
1999 Vikings for Take-Off - 2nd edition Axel Ostermann 1-3-7637-5997-2 About the vikings demo team, 176 pages - reprint, new cover
1999 F40 - nr34 - F-104G Starfighter JaBoG teil 3 Siegfried Wache none BMVD Verlag, 51 pages
1999 Lockheed Starfighter F-104G Pere Redón 84 922621-5-x Reserva Anticipada Ediciones, 48 pages Spanish 104s
1999 Air force legends number 204. Lockheed NF-104A Aerospace Trainer Scott Libis 0-942612-97-3 Steve Ginter publ.
2000 F-104 Service History of RoCAF Clarence Fu 957-8628-18-8 <Taiwanese> RoCAF F-104 individual overview, 206pages
2000 F40 - nr38 - F-104G Starfighter JaBoG teil 4 Siegfried Wache none BMVD Verlag, 176 pages
2000 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter M.Bowman/M.Vogelsang 1-86126-314-7 192 pages, 200 photos, hardcover (around 50 dollar)
2001 Meilensteine der Luftfahrt: F-104 „Starfighter“ EADS, Munchen unknown no extra information
2001 Starfighter Aílesí 2001 TuAF none <Turkish> military distribution only, 138 pages
2001 311 Squadron 50 jaar (1951-1996) Bert Bakker unknown <Dutch>  Grafisch Centrum Luchtmacht Staf.
2002 F40 - nr41 - F-104G Starfighter – Abfangjäger der Luftwaffe Siegfried Wache 3-935761-41-4 BMVD Verlag, 176 pages
2002 F40 - nr43 - F/RF-104G Starfighter – Marineflieger Siegfried Wache 3-935761-43-0 BMVD Verlag, 224 pages
2003 F40 - nr45 - F-104F/TF-104G Starfighter – Marineflieger Siegfried Wache 3-935761-45-7 BMVD Verlag, 224 pages
2003 Warpaint series no 43 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter Charles Stafrace unknown Warpaint Books Ltd
2003 Air Photo nr 12, F-104G Starfighter bei Luftwaffe und Marine Matthias Becker 3-925480-41-2 VDM Heinz Nickel
2003 WarbirdTech series Lockheed F-104 Starfighter vol 38 Jim Upton 1-58007-069-8 Speciality Press Publishers, 104 pages
2003 50 jaar 306 Squadron. (1953-2003) 306sq unknown <Dutch> 120 pages
2003 On Target Profiles 1. Lockheed F-104 Starfighter. John Freeman 0-904643-00-0 Model Alliance, 34 pages
2003 441 squadron - From Hurricanes to Hornets Larry Milberry 0-921022-16-6 320 pages with over 700 photos on all 441sq aircraft
2004 Famous airplanes o.t. world nr103 - F-104 Starfighter unknown 4-89319-107-1 <Japanese> 112 pages softback (Bunrindo Co Ltd)
2004 Famous airplanes o.t. world nr104 - F-104JDJ Starf. unknown 4-89319-108-X <Japanese> 128 pages softback (Bunrindo Co Ltd)
2004 KOKU FAN - jul 2004 - Zipper Katsuhiko Tokunaga unknown <Japanese/English>
2004 F-104 Storia di un mito David Cenciotti none The history of the F-104 in ItAF service through the pictures of the Troupe Azzurra
2004 Marville RCAF Air Base 1954 - 1967 Pierre Baar unknown 354pages, 60 euro.
2004 Lockheed Martin - Firmengeschichte und Flugzeuge seit 1912 Horst D. Wilhelm 361330516X Motorbuch Verlag, 176 pages also about 104.
2004 Aviolibri special 10 - F/TF-104G Starfighter Stefano Cosci 3905621576 IBN Editore  26 oages also nr 88-7565-003-9
2005 The India Pakistan Air War 1965 J.Mohan / S.Chopra 81-7304641-7 Manohar Books, Hardbound - 378 Pages (also 104s)
2006 Photo Gallery and Profiles nr 1 - The F-104 Starfighter R.Caruana / M.Solanakis 9608345545 <Greek> A4 fullcolor softback book, details for modellers
2006 Airdoc nr 4 - Bildband Pictural Luftwaffe Starfighter Wilfried Zetsche 3-93568-756-7 <German/English> AirDoc Verlag 64 pages / 2 cover versions
2006 Starfighter Colours/colori e fantasie nei cieli italiani Nicola Malizia 88-7565034-9 IBN Editore, hardcover 224 pages
2006 Custodi dei cieli Bruno Damascelli unknown Great AMI air-air photo book with also 104s. la Tipografica Varese, Via Cherso 2, 21100 VARESE. Money is going to the Cancer institute. Two different cover versions
2006 Military Aircraft of JASDF nr 6 - F-86 / F-104 unknown 4-87149-740-2 119 pages softback
2007 It's that Way Everywhere George Wells unknown memoires of (f-104) pilot George Wells. (paperback)
2007 In Canadian Service – Starfighter CF-104 Anthony L.Stachiw and Andrew Tattershall 1-55125-114-0 Vanwall Punblishing, Ontario, 112 page softcover. Incl inidividual histories. Price 20 UK Pounds
2007 Coccarde Tricolori Speciale 2 – F-104S Riccardo Niccoli 88-95011-01-5 A4 format, 120 pages, 220 photos, 22 profiles, 24euro
2007 F-104J/DJ Starfighter [Koukuu Jieitai] Dengeki ScMod. Books unknown 2940yen, 82 pages.
2007 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter (Vol. 1 F-104A/F-104F) R.deMadariagaFernández 987-84-96935-01-3 Book has Lockheed factory photos but also profiles
2008 F-104 Starfighter Pilot’s Flight Operating Instructions unknown 978-0-9816-5267-2 Kind of F-104B/D manual. Low quality. Publ: Periscope Film LLC.
2008 Mein Leben und die Fliegerei Gerhard Frank 978-3-86619-026-9 <German> memoires of an ex 104 pilot (VDM) - Second part of his biography - period 1964-79
2010 Coccarde Tricolori Speciale 4 – F/TF/RF-104G Riccardo Niccoli unknown <Italian/English> 136 pages, A4 format, 24 euro
2010 Italian Starfighters David Cenciotti unknown History of the AMI Starfighters - hardcover with 216 glossy pages
2011 350 Fighter Squadron. 1941-2011. A Pictorial History J.Jacob 978-2-87551-012-9 70 yrs anniversary book with also F-104 period
2012 Uncovering the Lockheed (T)F-104G Starfighter D. Coremans & P Gordts 978-9-08067-470-7 DACO publications / lots of detailed colorphotos, must have for F-104G modeling. 160 pages full color.
2013 Starfighter in Italian Service Franco Storaro unknown Lots of photos - via francomanini@tiscalinet.it
2013 Coccarde Tricolori Speciale 6 – F-104SASAM/TF-104G-M Riccardo Niccoli unknown <Italian/English> 136 pages, A4 format, 24 euro
2014 Osprey - Combat Aircraft nr 101 - Starfighter Peter E. Davies 978-1-78096-313-6 Released in November 2014, 98 pages, interesting photos, profiles and stories.
2014 Spotlight on - F-104 Starfighter Special Camouflages Lieuwe de Vries 978-8363678586 Lots of color illustrations regarding F-104 camouflage schemes.
2015 Aeroplane Icons nr 20 - F-104 Starfighter - Lockheed's manned missile. ? ? About the F-104 / all aspects.
2015 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter Jarosław Dobrzyński 978-8363678395 172 pages with color photos and illustrations (by Lieuwe de Vries)
2015 Canadian Starfighters: The CF-104 and CF-104D in Canadian Service 1961 – 1968 Pat Martin 978-3-935687-98-0 A4, sofcover, perfect bound, 152 pages, colour profiles, >350 unpublished photographs
Name Author ISBN Remarks
???? Im Starfighter um die Welt Axel Ostermann unknown no extra information
???? Bunte Vögel der Bundeswehr Vol 2. Rainer Karras unknown <German/English> about Luftwaffe special colors from 1985
???? Mediaworks Lockheed F-104 Starfighter F-104J/DJ unknown 3923012978 no extra information
???? Aeroskafi Polemikis Aeroporias unknown unknown <Greek> Kostandinidis Publ. (Combat Aircraft of the HAF)

NOTE : All books are in English language unless extra otherwise stated between brackets (e.g. <Dutch>)

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