WWII Reenacting Units and Organizations

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Allied Reenacting Units

Axis Reenacting Units

Reenacting Organizations

Reenacting, United States
WWII Tactical Studies Group: WWII Reenacting organization in the midwest.
WWII Historical Reenactment Society: The original WWII organization. 
California Historical Group: West Coast WWII Reenacting.
WWII Reenactors in Colorado: Just what it says...
Illiana Historical Society: Midwest. Multi-period.
TMHS: Texas Military Historical Society
World War 2 Research & Preservation Society: California.
WWII Living History Regiment: Rocky Mountains.


Reeancting, Europe/ ANZAC
The Military Reenactment Society of New Zealand: New Zealand. 
Red Star Kiev: Soviet and Allied Reenactors in Ukraine.

Allied Reenacting Units

U.S. ARMY
2nd Squad: MD, VA, & PA area.
Dog Company:
 Chicagoland.
1st Allied Airborne: Mid-west
1st Division, C-Co., 16th Regiment (E-MAIL link): Idaho.
1st Division, F-Co., 2/26th Regiment (PNWHG): Pacific Northwest.
1st Division, A-Co 1/: SC, NC, GA.
1st Division: PA, NJ, MD
1st Ranger Battalion: Northern-CA unit.
2nd Ranger Battalion: Missouri. 
2nd Rangers - Airsoft: Using airsoft weapons in tactical combat events, in lieu of blanks.
2nd Ranger Battalion, E-Co.: NY/NJ area.
2nd Ranger Battalion, F-Co.: South-East US.
2nd Division, 9th Regiment (CHG): California.
2nd Division, A-Co., 23rd Regiment (HRS): NE & IA.
2nd Division, I-Co., 3/38th Regiment: New York.
2nd Division, K-Co., 3/38th Regiment: Florida.
2nd Armored Division, A-Co., 2/41st Armored Inf. Regiment.: UK-based unit, doubling as German 12.SS.
2nd Armored Division (CHG): California.
2nd Armored Division Rememberance Group: Belgium.
3rd Division: LA, TX, MS
3rd Division: Florida.
3rd Division: California.
3rd Infantry Division, 7th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Fox Company: Midwest (Airsoft)
3rd Infantry Division, 7th Regiment: Midwest. (Airsoft)
3rd Armored Division, 36th Armored Infantry Regiment (NWHA): Northwest.
4th Armored Division Historical Preservation Group: PA, NJ, NY, MD and DE
4th Armored Division: OH & western PA.
4th Division, 22nd Infantry Regiment: Ukraine
5th Ranger Battalion (RS) Inc.: East-coast & Midwest US.
6th Cavalry Group: New Jersey.
6th Cavalry Group, Troop B, 3rd Army: Florida.
8th Division, 28th Regiment: Virginia.
9th Infantry, E-Co., 2/39th Regiment (CHG): California.
9th Infantry Division, Company K, 39th Infantry Regiment: Great plains.
9th Infantry Division, 39th Regiment: Florida.
10th Mountain Division: Colorado.
26th Division, C-Co., 101st Infantry Regiment: UK.
26th Division, B-Co., 104th Infantry Regiment: Northeast US.
28th Division, L-Co., 109th Infantry Regiment: Eastern US.
28th Division, 110th Infantry Regiment: PA-based.
29th Division, 116th Infantry Regiment: Mid-west
29th Division: East-coast US.
29th Division, 116th Regiment, C-Co.: United Kingdom.
30th Division, 117th Infantry Regiment (HRS): Minnesota.
30th Division, B-Co., 1/117th Regiment: Southern US.
30th Division, B-Co., 1/117th Regiment: Tennessee.
30th Division, K-Co., 120th Regiment (aka Old Hickory Association): VA, NC, & SC.
30th Division, H-Co., 120th Regiment: TN
30th Division, 105th Engineer Combat Battalion (HRS): MN.
33rd Signal Construction Batallion: US group portraying Signal Corps troops that support communications in the field.
35th Division, 134th Infantry Regiment (e-mail): Midwest US.
35th Division, 320th Infantry Regiment: East coast US.
35th Division: Tennessee US.
35th Division, MP Platoon (E-mail): Missouri.
36th Division, B-Co., 1/141st Infantry: Texas T-patchers.
36th Division, B-Co., 1/141st Infantry: VA, MD, PA, and DE.
43rd Division (E-mail link): New England.
43rd Division (E-mail link): New England.
45th Division (W2HPG): NJ and Pennsylvania.
45th Division (WWIIRA): NJ and Pennsylvania.
51st Engineer Combat Battalion: Washington, D.C. area.
63rd Division: NYC-based.
70th Tank Battalion/Roberts Armory: Midwest.
78th Division:  New York, PA, and Maryland.
82nd Airborne Division, 508th PIR, Pathfinders: Mid-Atlantic region.
82nd Airborne Division, 325th & 504th: VA, NC, SC.
82nd Airborne Division, 307th A.E.B : NC, SC, VA area.
82nd Airborne Division, 325th GIR & 505th PIR: Southern states US.
82nd Airborne Division, 325th GIR: North Carolina.
82nd Airborne Division, 325th GIR, C Company: Illionis.
82nd Airborne Division, 504th PIR (WW II HRS): Midwest.
82nd Airborne Division, 504th PIR: Czech Republic.
82nd Airborne Division, I-Co., 3/504th PIR, 82nd A/B LHG (living history group): Pacific Northwest.
82nd Airborne Division, 3/505th PIR (AHA): Washington & Oregon.
82nd Airborne Division, D-Co., 505th PIR (LMHA): Louisiana.
82nd Airborne Division, C-Co., 1/508th PIR (PNWHG): Northwest US.
82nd Airborne Division, E-Co., 508th PIR: East coast US.
82nd Airborne Division, E-Co., 508th PIR: East coast US.
82nd Airborne 307th Combat Engineer Battalion: 
83rd Division, 329th Infantry Regiment: Ohio.
83rd Division, B-Co., 329th RCT: East-coast US.
83rd Division, I & R: HRS, Ohio.
84th Division, H-Co., 334th Infantry Regiment: Midwest/MO.
88th Division, 350th RCT (ETO): Midwest.
90th Division, 358th Regiment: Ohio & PA.
90th Division, 359th Regiment: Living-history group out of Germany.
101st Airborne Division, 501st PIR: Eastern TN , GA, and AL.
101st Airborne Division, I-Co., 501st PIR: Arizona .
101st Airborne Division, 502nd PIR & 327th GIR (WW II HRS):  Ohio .
101st Airborne Division, 3rd Platoon, B-Co., 1/502nd PIR (TSG): IL, IN, WI, and MI.
101st Airborne Division, B-Co., 1/502nd PIR (TMHS):  Texas .
101st Airborne Division, E-Co., 502nd PIR: Maryland/Virginia
101st Airborne Division, F-Co., 2/502nd PIR (HRS): Minnesota .
101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR: East-coast US . 
101st Airborne Division, A-Co., 506th PIR & 401st GIR: MI, OH, & PA.
101st Airborne Division, D-Co., 506th PIR: Ft. Campbell KY , TN, AL , and GA
101st Airborne Division, E-Co., 506th PIR (LHG): New York .
101st Airborne Division, E-Co., 2/506th PIR & 1st BN 401st GIR: Illinois/Midwest.
101st Airborne Division, E-Co., 2/506th PIR:  St. Louis .
101st Airborne Division, E-Co., 2/506th PIR:  U.S .A.
101st Airborne Division, E-Co., 506th PIR & 326th Eng. Btn.: UK-based unit.
101st Airborne Division, E-Co., 2/506th PIR: PA, MD, and NJ.
101st Airborne Division, I-Co., 506th PIR (HRS): Florida 
101st Airborne Division, 1/327th GIR: IN.
101st Airborne Division, C-Co, 1/327th GIR: Michigan/Indiana.
101st Airborne Division, 3rd Platoon, 327th GIR: TN, AL, & MS.
101st Airborne Division, A Co. 1/502 PIR: WWII HRS. TX, LA, AR
517th Parchute Regimental Combat Team: MD, VA, PA. 
167th Signal Photographic Company: HRS, mid-west.

U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS
USAAF Living History Group: Public display unit based in Vermont.
Army Air Forces Historical Association: East Coast.

U.S. MARINE CORPS
3rd Raider Battalion, C-Co.:
 Illinois.
"China Marines", K 3/23: Midwest US.
3rd Marine Parachute Battalion, Co. L:New Jersy & PA.

OTHER U.S. GROUPS
2nd Squad: MD, VA, & PA area. If you want hard-core authenticity, these are your guys.
Aidmen: 
US Army and Navy Medical Corps impressions.
American GI:  U.S. Army Ground Forces in World War II: Multi-impression unit out of Colorado, normally portraying the 2nd Rangers.
American Military Medical Impression, Inc: Living-history group dedicated to displaying a working US Army field hospital.
Normandia 44: Poland-based living history group that portrays US infantry and airborne troops from the war.
US Military Women Historical Impressions: US East-coast.
The Yanks Living History Group: specialise in a static display, showing the development of US Army equipment during World War II; based in the UK.
Liberty Jump Team: Living history Parachute group 
World War II Airborne Demonstration Team Foundation
The Bluejackets: General navy impressions, mid-Atlantic.

POLISH
12th Podolian Lancers: Chicagoland/Midwest & Rocky Mountains region.
1st Infantry Division "Tadeusza Kosciuszki": Russian front "LWP" unit; based in Chicago.
Polish Army, September 1939: Chicagoland.

SOVIET (USSR)
2nd Guards Rifle Division:
 UK.
3rd Rifle Division, 8th Regiment: Northeast US.
9th Guards (e-mail): NYC tri-state area.
13th Siberians, 62nd Army (HRS): Great Lakes US.
39th Guards Division: Ohio.
49th Guards: California.
89th Guards Rifle Division: Texas.
95th Rifle Division (early war)/75th Guards Rifle Division (late war): Indiana.
150th Rifle Division (CHG): California.
197th Guards: Florida/Georgia.
RKKA: NWHA, Pacific Northwest.
1st Platoon: Generic Russian unit. East Coast.

BRITISH/COMMONWEALTH
1st Batl. Coy. D Royal Ulster Rifles: Arkansas, West Tennesse, and Mississppi
1st Airborne Division: Southern California.
1st Airborne Division, Provost Co.: Texas
3rd Infantry Division, A Company, 1st Battalion, The Royal Norfolk Regiment, 185 Brigade: Great Britain. 
6th Airborne Division, 3rd Para Brigade, 9th Battalion, A Coy.: OK, KS, MO, and AR.
Black Watch: Germany.
7th Black Watch (Scottish Highlanders): East coast US.
8th Army Group: Southeast US.
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, B-Coy, 2d Battalion: Maryland & New York.
15th Scottish Division: The Carolinas (US).
Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (TMHS): Texas.
Queen's Own Rifles (Canada): East-coast US.
The Green Howards (CHG): California.
RAF 602 Squadron (City of Glasgow): Living history group from Midwest US & Canada.
39th Australian Infantry Battlion: California
3rd Indian Division "Chindits": CBI Association, Texas.
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry: Ontario

OTHER
l'As de Coeur (groupe Renard): Texas MilitaryHistorical Society.
13th DBLE (French Foreign Legion): California.

Axis Reenacting Units

DEUTCHES HEER (Army)
Der Erste Zug: 
East-coast unit portraying the average landser of WWII.
Die Kampfgruppe: East coast.
1.Kompanie, "Gro
ßdeutschland" (HRS): 
Wisconsin .
1.Kompanie, "Großdeutschland": 
Netherlands ( Holland ).
2.Kompanie, "Großdeutschland": 
OH, MI.
6. Kompanie Grossdeutschland: 
HRS and the Midsouth Reenactors, Arkansas, Mid South.
3.Kompanie, "Großdeutschland" (TSG/GPS):  Idaho , Nebraska , & Iowa .
7.Kompanie, "Großdeutschland" (W2HPG): 
East-coast.
2.Panzerdivision (WW2HRS): Chicagoland & Midwest.
2.Panzerdivision, Panzergrenadier Regiment 2: SE Canada .
2.Panzerdivision, 38.Panzer Pionier Bat. (TSG):  Northern Ohio .
2.Panzerdivision, Feldgendarmerie Trupp 82 (mot.) (LHA): UK field police unit. 
3.Panzergrenadier Division: New England .
11.Panzer-Division, Panzeraufklärungs-Abteilung 11: East-coast.
11.Panzer-Division, 2.Kompanie, Panzergrenadier Regiment 110 (NWHA):  Washington , Idaho , and Oregon .
21.Panzerdivision (CHG): California .
21.Panzerdivision, Pz.Gren.Regiment.192: Germany .
25.Panzergrenadier Division: Indiana/Illinois.
26. Panzer Division, Pz.Gren. Rgt. 9: Italy
79.Infanterie-Division, 3.Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 226: East-coast US .
116.Panzerdivision "Windhund", 7.Kompanie, PzGren.Rgt.60:  Southeast US .
116.Panzerdivision "Windhund", 5.Kompanie, PzGren.Rgt.60 (HRS):  Midwest US.
116.Panzerdivision "Windhund", 3./PzJgAbt. 228: Germany .
116.Panzerdivision "Windhund", 6.Kompanie, PzGren.Rgt.60:  NC .
272. Fusilier Bataillon: New York.
272. Infantrie: Pacific Northwest. 
275 Infanterie Division, 984 Grenadiere Regiment: Texas.
352.Infanterie-Division (CHG): Southern CA .
352.Infanterie-Division (TSG): Central OH .
352.Infanterie-Division 5./Grenadier Regiment 916, (WWII LHA): England .
352. Infantrie-Division, Regiment 916: Kansas.
352. Infanterie Division, 914. Regiment. 4. Kompanie: New England.
353.Infantrie Division: Midwest, HRS.
709th Infantrie Division: (HRS) Midwest
43.Sturmpionier Bataillon: Florida .
1./Panzerjäger Abt. 61: CO & NM.
Gebirgs-Infanterie Regiment 85: New England .
Infanterie Regiment 104: 1939-40 unit from the Midwest US.
Infanterie Regiment 131: North Carolina .
360.Cossack Grenadier Regiment, ROA (E-mail link): Russian Cossack volunteer unit in Florida .
Feldgendarmerie Trupp 200: Southern California-based unit, and a website on the Field Police in general.
Volkssturm Reenactors' Yahoo Group: List forum for reenactors of the late-war German militia. 
Division Brandenburg: HRS, southern US. 
Kaiserlautern Gau 15/1st Battalion: Volksturm, East Coast US, PA/NJ

 

WAFFEN-SS
1.SS-Division "Leibstandarte-SS Adolph Hitler":
 National (US).
1.SS-Division "Leibstandarte-SS Adolph Hitler": Australia.
1.SS-Division "LSSAH", Aufklärungs Abteilung 1: Arizona.
1.SS-Division "LSSAH", 11.Kompanie, 2.SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment: East Coast (PA, NJ, MD, NY) US.
1.SS-Division "LSSAH", 2 Rgt. 2 Btl. Stabskompanie (W2HPF): East-coast US.
1.SS-Division "LSSAH", 1. Abt. Aufklarung: East Coast
Second Battle Group: English LSSAH.
2.SS-Division, "Das Reich" (HRS): Minnesota.
2.SS-Division "Das Reich", 3.SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment "Deutschland" (TMHS): Louisiana/Texas.
2.SS-Division "Das Reich", 9.Kompanie, 3.SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment, "Deutchland", : New England.
2.SS-Division "Das Reich", 12.Kompanie, 3.SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment "Deutschland", : East-coast US.
2.SS-Division "Das Reich", 4.SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment "Der Führer" (MLHA): Midwest US.
2.SS-Division "Das Reich", 11.Kompanie, 4.SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment "Der Führer" (TMHS): Louisiana/Texas.
2.SS-Division "Das Reich", 2.SS-Panzer Aufklärungs Abt.: Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, & Canada. 
2.SS-Division "Das Reich", SS-Panzer Pionier Bat. 2: Idaho.
3.SS-Panzer Div. Totenkopf. SS-Panzer Grn.Reg. 6 "Theodor Eicke": New England. 
4.SS-Polizei_Panzergrenadier Division: Poland. 
4. SS Panzer Grenadier "SS Polizei Division": (WWIILHA) Mid-Atlantic region
5.SS-Division "Wiking", 2./SS-Panzer Pionier Bat. 5 (HRS): Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, & Missouri.
5.SS-Division "Wiking", 2./SS-Aufklärungs Abteilung 5 (HRS) (E-mail link)
6.SS-Gebirgs-Division "Nord" (HRS): Northern IN.
6/SS Geb.Pi.Btl.Nord: New England
9.SS-Division "Hohenstaufen": East-coast US.
9.SS-Division "Hohenstaufen" 9./20.SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment (TSG): Michigan/Indiana.
9.SS-Division "Hohenstaufen", 3. Kompanie, Ersatz Zug 2./ SS-Panzerjäger Abteilung 9: East Coast
10.SS-Division "Frundsberg" 3./Panzer Aufklärungs Abt.10: East-coast US.
12.SS-Division "Hitlerjugend": Florida.
12.SS-Division "Hitlerjugend" 5./SS-Panzer Aufklärungs Abt.12 (CHG): California.
12.SS-Division "Hitlerjugend", 1.Kompanie, SS-Panzergrenadier Rgt. 25: UK-based unit, doubling as US 2nd Armored.
16.SS-Division, "Reichsführer-SS": Australia.
17.SS-Division, "Götz von Berlichingen" (TMHS): East Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas.
17.SS-Division, "Götz von Berlichingen" (AHG): Arizona.
British Free Corps: Ohio.
"Der Gruppe": Northern Ireland.
102. schwere SS-Panzer Abteilung, Aufklarungs-Zug: PA & OH.
Der SS Kompanie: Generic SS unit. Mid-south.
Kampfgruppe Schädel: Generic SS unit. TN, GA, and MS.

DEUTSCHER LUFTWAFFE (Air Force)
FJ Stab Kompanie/FJR.1 (NMHA): Southern US.
10./Fallschirmjäger Regiment 1 (MHEA): 
Midwest US.
3.Kompanie, Fallschirm-Pionier-Batallion 1, 1.Fallschirmjäger Division (W2HPG): Pennsylvania-based airborne engineer unit.
Fallschirmjäger Regiment 2 (TMHS): Texas.
2.Fallschirm.Div./FJR7: Mid Atlantic.
Fallschirmjäger Regiment 2/6.Komp: LHA, Northeast USA.
Luftlande Sturmregiment (W2HPG): New Jersey, Pennsylvania, & New York.
15./Fallschirmjäger Regiment 5 (CHG): California.
2./Fallschirmjager Regiment 6 (WARS): UK.
6./Fallschirmjäger Regiment 6: Kansas.
14./Fallschirmjäger Regiment 6:  California.
Fallschirmjäger Regiment 19 (HRS): Midwest US.
Division "Hermann Göring", 11.Kompanie, Panzeraufklärungs Abteilung 1 (NMHA): Southeast US.
2.Fallschirmjäger Division (HRS): Mid-West US.
16.Luftwaffe Felddivision, 1.Kompanie, Fusilier Battalion 16: Southeast US. 
17.Luftwaffe Felddivision (WWIIRPS): California.
17.Luftwaffe Felddivision (TMHS): Texas.
8. und 18.Luftwaffe Felddivisionen (NMHA): Southern US.
Luftwaffe Historical Group: Air Force crew, paratroopers, and Field Division reenactors in the United Kingdom.
Luftwaffe Aircrew Reenactors Association: Living history group for airshows & displays; US nationwide.
8. und 18.Luftwaffe Felddivisionen (TSG): US A 
FJR 2/ 13. Kompanie: "1941", Belgium, Holland.
Hermann Göring Division: HGLHS, Southeastern US.

DEUTSCHE KRIEGSMARINE (Navy)
Kriegsmarine Küstenabteilung: 
Based in TX & OK.
Kriegsmarine Küstenabteilung Atlantik: 
Based out of eastern France.
12th U-Boot Flotilla: Florida

DEUTSCHE KAMPFGRUPPEN (Battle Groups) & MULTI-IMPRESSION UNITS
Kampfgruppe Meyer: West-coast union of CHS' "Hohenstaufen's" 7./SS-Pz.Rg. 9, 3./SS-Pz.Gren.Rgt. 19, and the PNWHG's 2./SS-Pz.Gren.Rgt 25 "Hitlerjungend".
Army Group South: Based in Queensland, Australia, a mix of different German impressions for living history.
Kampfgruppe von Rybus: Based in the Rocky Mountain states, combination of Heer, Luftwaffe and SS units.
Kampfgruppe Haase: Canada.
SS-Panzergruppe West (TSG): Combination of Great Lakes area Waffen-SS units.
Military Reenactment Inc: Portraying 3.SS "Totenkopf", Jagdkommando, Afrikakorps, and Roman Legionnaires.
Eastern Volunteers: Group that portrays eastern European and Asian soldiers of the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS.

 ITALY
2nd. Sforzescia 54th. Infantry Rgt. (E-mail link) Unit also portrays post-1943 "29.Division des SS. Italianisch Nr. 1".
30ª Blackshirt Battalion: Mid-Atlantic
RSI Northwest Italian: Pacific Northwest

ROMANIA
9th Infantry Division: WWII Living History Association, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Midwest

 FINLAND
Suomen Armeija KEV OS.4, 2nd Corps, 4th Division, Army Of The Isthmus: Unit portraying the 4th Light Unit (fast-attack unit) from the Winter War of 1939-40 and the Continuation War of 1941-44.

 VICHY FRANCE
3e Regiment Etrangere d'Infanterie:
 Florida-based French Foreign Legion regiment.

 JAPAN
3rd Battalion, IJA: Arizona.