United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers - 46 Matching Results

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[101st Airborne challenge coin]

Description: Photograph of a 101st Airborne challenge coin from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image shows the back of the brown, rusted coin with a symbol of expanded angel wings engraved at the top, with the bottom of it containing the words "Rendezvous with Destiny." Image 2, front of coin. "101st" and "Airborne" are negraved at the top with an eagle head engraved under it. Under that, in two small engraved banners are the words "Normandy Bastogne Holland" and "Berchtesgaden."
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[101st Airborne lighter]

Description: Photograph of an 101st Airborne lighter from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image shows the front of the silver lighter, with the cap sightly rusted. On the front of its is a black crest with the word "Airborne" above it and a white eagle head on it with its yellow beak. Image 2, back of silver lighter. The words "101st ABN. Div" are engraved on the cap and the word "Vietnam" on the bottom followed by the years 1967-1968.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[101st Airborne patch]

Description: Photograph of an 101st Airborne patch from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The patch is black with the word "Airborne" stitched at the top in yellow with a space in between. On the bigger part of the black patch is the head of an eagle stitched on.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Award of the Silver Star]

Description: General orders from the desk of Brigadier General of the U. S. Army, Robert C. Taber, typed up by Colonel R. N. Dallam, Jr. The orders are in regards the awarded Silver Star to Major General Olinto M. Barsanti, of the 101st Airborne Division. For gallantry in action during a military operation involving conflict with armed hostile forces in Vietnam.
Date: June 13, 1968
Creator: Johnson, Harold K. (Harold Keith), 1912-1983
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's Air Medal]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's Air medal from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image is a far away view of a bronze sun medal with an eagle in the middle. It is held by a blue ribbon with golden stripes on the side. The medal lays in a a black leather box with a yellow inside. Image 2, closeup of the sun medal in a box.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's Distinguished Service Cross]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's Distinguished Service Cross from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image shows the bronze cross with the image of an eagle with expanded wings over the middle of it. It hangs from a blue ribbon with white and red stripes on the sides. The cross lays inside a black leather box that is yellow on the inside. Image 2, closeup of cross laying inside the box with a yellow inside.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's Distinguished Service Medal]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's Distinguished Service Medal from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image shows a circular medal that is navy blue around the rim with the words "For Distinguished Service MCMXVII" in gold. In the middle is a golden eagle with its wings exapnded and a flag like crest in the middle of it. The medal is attached a red, white and blue ribbon. The medal lies in a black box with a white inside. Image 2, closeup of Distinguished Service Medal.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's dog tags]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's dog tags from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The two silver dog tags hang from the same chain, slightly rusted and scratched on the surface. The first dog tag at the top of the photo shows the letters engraved onto it backwards, as does the dog tag on the bottom with the word "Barsanti barely made out.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's Insignia Pin]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's insignia pin from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The pin is in the shape of a 7 pointed leaf, detailed in the lines of its design and has a dark golden sheen to it.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's Legion of Merit Legionnaire Medal with two oak leaf clusters]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's Legion of Merit Legionnaire Medal with two oak leaf clusters from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image shows the circular wheel-like medal laying in black leather box with a yellow inside, attached to a red ribbon with two clusters on it. Image 2, closeup of the medal. The medal is a fan-like wheel with the fan part white with red edges. The circle in the middle attaching them is golden with a blue middle, containing several gold stars inside of it. Under the fan part is a golden circled framed by green. The medal is attached to a red ribbon with white edges, and two leaf clusters laying on the ribbon.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti’s Major General hat]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti’s Major General hat from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The hat is a normal cap that is olive green in color. On the front are two black stitched stars with another symbol in black stitched above it.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's Major General shoulder straps]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's Major General shoulder straps from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The image shows two yellow shoulder straps with black rectangles in the middle. Inside each of the black parts are two white stars sewn into it.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's name tag]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's name tag from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The name tag is black with several small scratches on it, and the name "Barsanti" across it in white capital letters.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's oval medallion]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's oval medallion from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The dark golden medallion is in the shape of an oval with the symbol for what appears to be a spear on the left side. Image 2, back side of the medallion with some words imprinted on the back. The medallion itself hangs from a small loop at the top.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's Purple Heart medal]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's Purple Heart medal from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image shows the purple heart-shaped medal laying inside a black leather box with the lid open, the inside yellow. The ribbon is held by a purple ribbon. Image 2, closeup of heart medal. The heart medal is a purple heart inside of a golden one. In the purple part is a gold figure of a head, and it is held by a purple ribbon with white on the side.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's ribbon rack]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's ribbon rack from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The ribbon rack consists of eight rows of ribbons with one at the top and fr at the bottom. Most of the ribbons have stripes of color, and some of them contain little emblems such as leaves or stars.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's Silver Star medal with three oak leaf clusters]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's Silver Star medal with three oak leaf clusters that was first awarded 1944 from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The medal is a shiny golden star with a tiny silver star in the middle. The medal hangs from a red, white and blue ribbon, laid with three tiny leaves.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's star pins]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti's star pins from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. At the top are two big silver star pins., shiny and protruding to a point. Under those two pins are two identical star pins, half the size of the bigger ones. At the bottom is a rusted pin two rectangles with bars in between.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti’s swagger stick from Vietnam]

Description: Photographs of Barsanti’s swagger stick from Vietnam from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image shows the dark brown, smooth and shiny stick on the bottom part of the stick is a small silver plaque that has the engraved words "MG O. M. Barsanti C G 101st Airborne Division 1 Jul 67 - 19 Jul 68." The handle part of the stick is a rusted golden color with the symbol of expanded wings on it in a rusted dark brown color. The tip of the stick is also a rusted golden color. Image 2, closeup of the swagger stick showing the bottom half, including the handle and the silver plaque.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti’s Vietnam ring]

Description: Photograph of Barsanti’s Vietnam ring from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The ring is a shiny bronze, and is seen from the side. On the side of the ring the word "Vietnam" is engraved with the word "Airborne" under it and the head of an eagle. At the bottom of the ring are the engraved words "Screaming Eagles." The top of the ring is circular with a clear stone in the middle. around the top the words "General" can be seen as well as the numbers 89.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Blue ribbon with two leaf clusters]

Description: Photograph of a blue ribbon with two leaf clusters from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The small ribbon is a bright dark blue color, with two tiny bronze leaves laying on it. The ribbon is inside a thin golden frame.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Citation for Legion of Merit]

Description: Citation for Legion of Merit in regards to the performance of Lieutenant Colonel Olinto M. Barsanti, from the General Headquarters - Far East Command. The citation states that Lt. Col. Barsanti was solely responsible for setting up an entire administrative organization in Korea, unassisted except for the local personnel.
Date: 1950-22~
Creator: United States. Far East Command.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Combat Infantryman badges]

Description: Photographs of Combat Infantryman badges from the United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image shows three badges laying flat, the first one at the top a long silver revival surrounded by a light blue rectangle, under this is a silver wreath joined by a star at the top. Under this badge is a smaller version of it but brighter in its color. Below this is a bronze badge of two rifles crossing each other. Image 2, closeup of badge of two bronze rifles crossing each other. Image 3, closeup of smaller version of blue rifle badge. Image 4, closeup of big blue rifled badge.
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections