2nd Division Sendai Japanese Army

This re-enactor group represents one of the Imperial Japanese Army’s most elite divisions (formed on May 14, 1888 with all members raised from the Miyagi Prefecture in Northern Honshu). This quality re-enactment group represents the 3rd Platoon, 1st Company, 1st Battalion, 29th Regiment, 2nd Division, Imperial Japanese Army. The 2nd Division Sendai is composed of members from California, Arizona and across the West Coast who are among the first living historians West of the Mississippi dedicated to portraying the Japanese soldier of World War II. This group strives to have the most accurate impressions so they can portray and interpret how the Japanese infantryman lived and fought throughout the Pacific War. This group is dedicated to preserving and educating others about the history of World War II.