The plaster logs were designed to smuggle arms and ammunition into enemy territory. The arms or ammo were packed into cardboard containers, and sealed to protect the contents from the damp. The sealed containers were then built into dummy logs, which were carefully modelled on actual common tree varieties of the place of destination. They were then painted and embellished with moss and lichen, to make them look even more real.
This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.