Look what floated down my chimney this Christmas!!
He's made of hessian/burlap and is stuffed with what I think is horse hair (or whatever they stuff chairs with). His hands and feet are filled with sand. The white on him appears to be plaster or similar.
For those who don't know, Paradummies were not just used on D-Day (The ones shown in the Longest Day were movie props). The Germans were first to use paradummies in the invasion of the Netherlands and also over Scotland. The Allies used them numerous times in various countries
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