All proceeds from these sales are for use in "Operation Rising Sun". "Operation Rising Sun" is dedicated to the recovery of the WWII Japanese submarine the "I-52". The I-52, a C-3 cargo submarine, was sank in June of 1944 carrying 290 tons of strategic cargo including 4,409 lbs. of gold bars. The I-52 lies 3.2 miles deep in the Atlantic Ocean about 1,000 miles from the Cape Verde Islands. Go to www.edgeoftheearthVP.com and go to links. Click on the I-52 and "Operation Rising Sun" link for more information and how you can become involved in the project.