Oral History Interview with Aletha Barsanti, January 17, 2003

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Interview with Aletha Barsanti regarding her experiences as the wife of U. S. Army General Olinto Barsanti. They married in 1942. She remembers their courtship in San Antonio; their assignments in Europe, Japan, and Washington, D.C.; raising their children; his activities in the Korean War; his promotion to general; military protocol for the wives of general officers; and his one-year tour in the Vietnam War as the commander of the 101st Airborne Division. He was diagnosed with stomach cancer and died in May 1973.

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Creation Date: January 17, 2003
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
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  • Creation: January 17, 2003
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United States - Texas
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Germany
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Japan
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Vietnam
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South Korea
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United States - Washington D.C.
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United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Description:

Interview with Aletha Barsanti regarding her experiences as the wife of U. S. Army General Olinto Barsanti. They married in 1942. She remembers their courtship in San Antonio; their assignments in Europe, Japan, and Washington, D.C.; raising their children; his activities in the Korean War; his promotion to general; military protocol for the wives of general officers; and his one-year tour in the Vietnam War as the commander of the 101st Airborne Division. He was diagnosed with stomach cancer and died in May 1973.

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109 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 1482
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc98983
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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