Search and Recovery Mission 'I-52'
Operation Raising Sun
loss of the "I-52"
In April of 1944, the Axis empire was surrounded. Faced with a tightening naval and air blockade, and in desperate need of war materials, the Nazis sought every means to exchange supplies and information with their Japanese partners.
The Japanese, in turn, were in need of technology and instruments, manufactured in Germany, for which they were willing to pay dearly. These commodities were traded through the only means left: with specially-built, huge cargo carrying submarines.
In this context, the Japanese I-52 began her maiden voyage, destined to end at the bottom of the Atlantic...