Lance Corporal Jim Anton's Stories. Here are links to stories written by the late Jim Anton as lovingly preserved by his daughter Kelly.
The late Lance Corporal Jim Anton was severely wounded on LZ Margo. Photo courtesy of Kelly Dilley-Anton.
Command Chronologies. You may view and download the combat history of BLT 2/26 during its time in the DMZ in single-page pdf format below.
Although the reproduction quality is faint in places, these are incredibly rich sources of information about the battalion's operations at the individual grid coordinate and "beans, bullets, bandaids" level.
2nd Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, "The Nomads" of the 5th Marine Division, were the nucleus of Battalion Landing Team 2/26. We added a new chapter to the unit's storied history that stretches back to World War II. Patch courtesy of Sgt Grit.