CRASH Air War and Resistance Museum '40-'45 Updates
Aalsmeerderbrug, The Netherlands


Location of Crash Site West of Amsterdam Near the Town of Vijfhuizen

Crash Site Map


Diagram of Crash Site - Provided by the CRASH Museum

Crash Site Diagram

Present Day Maps of Crash Site - Provided by Ms Janny Herfst of the CRASH Museum

Red Star is Crash Site & Black Star is Site of German Luftwaffe Camp

Present Day Site of Crash - Photo 1


Closeup of Crash Site next to the Drie Merenweg Highway

Present Day Site of Crash - Photo 2

"No Balls" on Display at Demolition Facility in Utrecht, Holland - 1944

Disposition of No Balls


Ms Janny Herfst at Crash Site - February 2011

Crash Site February 2011

"No Balls" Lecture by Ms Herfst at the CRASH Museum - December 2010

CRASH Museum Photo 1


German Photos of Art's Capture on Permanent Display at the CRASH Museum

CRASH Museum Photo 2

Letter from Ms Herfst Containing Eye Witness Account of "No Balls" Crash Landing

CRASH Museum Letter


Article courtesy of Flugzeug Classic Magazine, published by Geramond of
Munich, Germany - April 2011 Issue

Flugzeugclassi Article

Dedication Ceremony of the Walter B. LeClerc (bicycle) Path - May 4, 2012

In Honor of His Exemplary Flying Skills on February 24, 1944
The Plaque with Captain LeClerc's Portrait is unvailed by Vijfhuizen's Mayor,
Theo Weterings, and the Consul General for the USA, Ms. Julie Ruterbories

Disposition of No Balls

Walter B. LeClerc bicycle path with crash site beyond

Walter B. LeClercPath looking North


Art Starratt's message read by Ms Janny Herfst at the Dedication Ceremony

Art Starratt's Dedication Message

Ms Herfst Visits Hillcrest Cemetery, Marlin, Texas - March 26, 2013

To Pay Her Personal Respects in Recognition of the Upcoming Anniversary of Art's Death - April 23, 2012
Ms. Herfst places flowers at the gravesites of Art and Priscilla Starratt

Flowers of Graditude

Excerpts of an article in the Marlin Democrat of Ms. Herfst's recent visit and of Art's capture
during World War II appear in The Netherlands Haarlem's Dagblad Newspaper - April 10, 2013

Flowers of Graditude


Letter of graditude read by Ms Herfst on behalf of the people of Haarlemmermeer,
Holland, and the volunteers of the CRASH Air War and Resistance Museum '40-'45

Letter of Graditude