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[Letter to Major Olinto M. Barsanti, August 2, 1944]

Description: A confidential letter addressed to Major Olinto M. Barsanti, from Leslie V. Dix, Major, A. G. D., Asst. Adj. General. The letter is in regards to the Silver Star being awarded to Olinto M. Barsanti, for gallantry in action during a counter-attack of the enemy in the vicinity of le Soulaire, France.
Date: August 2, 1944
Creator: Dix, Leslie V.
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

[Portrait of Barsanti being awarded medal]

Description: Photograph of Lt. Colonel Olinto Mark Barsanti being awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by Major General Edward M. Almond, in Hungnam, Korea. Behind him, other men are standing in line with him to his left, and other people are partially visible in the background, including someone out of frame holding a camera in the far right.
Date: December 14, 1950
Creator: Dunn, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Generals Orders - Eighth United States Army]

Description: Generals orders from the desk of Major General Leven C. Allen, typed up by R. L. Butt, Jr. The orders are in regards to the men awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, Air Medal - Award and the Commendation Ribbon. Lieutenant Colonel Olinto M. Barsanti has been awarded the Silver Star, for gallantry in action during a counter-attack of the enemy in the vicinity of Inje, Korea.
Date: August 2, 1951
Creator: Butt, R. L., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Barsanti giving a speech]

Description: Photograph of Olinto Mark Barsanti standing at a microphone, making a speech during a fallen soldier memorial in Vietnam c. 1967-68. In the foreground, a men's military boots, rifles, and helmet are arranged atop of an army cameo clothing. Two soldiers are seated behind Barsanti, holding papers, and a third is standing on the right side of the image; tents are visible behind them.
Date: [1967..]
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Harold K. Johnson to Olinto M. Barsanti, April 26, 1968]

Description: Letter from Harold K. Johnson, General, United States Army, Chief of Staff, to Major General Olinto M. Barsanti, in regards to Johnson's visitation with the 101st "Screaming Eagles" and recognition of the progress and achievements the regiment has made.
Date: April 26, 1968
Creator: Johnson, Harold K. (Harold Keith), 1912-1983
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

[Portrait of Major General Barsanti]

Description: Portrait of United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti, visible from the chest up and leaning forward toward the left side of the image. Barsanit is dressed in his full uniform and posing in front of the American flag.
Date: September 13, 1968
Creator: Moroz, Joseph S., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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 word… more
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 1967-1… more
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

[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,… more
Date: October 15, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barsanti's dog tags]

Description: Photograph of two silver dog tags that belonged to Major General Olinto Barsanti, connected by a 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
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