Harold Barnett Photographs

These photographs originate from the private collection of Harold Barnett. It was kindly made available by Mrs. Barnett. I scanned and placed the photographs on this web site in order to share these gems to enthusiasts and the wider public. 


Please respect the copy rights of these photographs and contact me to obtain the necessary permission if you want to duplicate some of this material in other web sites or printed matter.

Thanks

Tinus le Roux

November 2014 


thanks to Yuri Maree who assisted with captions.

 

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5) Harold

 

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12) Derek Oswald James, he was posted to 1 sqdn but KIA on 30/11/1942

 

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14) Harold with Kittyhawk

 

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18) De Havilland Mosquito of 23 Squadron RAF

 

19) P-38 Lightning

 

20)  Abandoned FW 190, no doubt in Tunisia

 

21) German vehicles, same. Tunisia. Note "Kubelwagen" at right rear

 

22) 2 Squadron SAAF Kittyhawk

 

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25) Henschel HS-129 ground attack aircraft abandoned. This was in Tunisia, the Luftwaffe flew a few there before the surrender.

 

26) Clean and new-looking Kittyhawks!

 

27) Henschel HS-129 

 

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33) Caption says "Sorman". That was a R+R base, resupply base, aircraft depot etc in far western Libya. On the coast, just about halfway between Tripoli and the Tunisian border. After the desert war ended in Tunisia on 13  May 1943, many squadrons regrouped and rested at Sorman, several Kittyhawk sq's specifically

 

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35) Steve Maclean with the launch of his SAAF Spitfire book surrounded by WW2 Spitfire pilot veterans including Harold.

 

36) Harold's display Spitfire after the war. It was restored and displayed  at his business in Stikland, Bellville.


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