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Sendai


Photograph of Sendai during bombing raid

National Archives #342-FH-3A03812-58278AC

Sendai (140.910E 38.251N) is a port and communications center on the east coast of Honshu north of Tokyo. It was the location of a major Japanese Army base and of Masuda Army Air Force Base. The city was the location of one of the military preparatory schools for Army officers and of a noncommissioned officers' school, and 2 Division was recruited from the area.

The city was the launching point for balloon bombs.

Shipyards


Yard
Floor Space
Building Way Length
Merchant Tonnage
Naval Tonnage
Tohoku
91
663
142
0

Rail connections

Fukushima

Haranomachi

Matsushima

Misawa


References

Conn et al. (1961; accessed 2011-5-7)

"Handbook on Japanese Military Forces" (1944-9-15; accessed 2011-5-7)

Parillo (1993)



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