The story of how Pinocchio came to be:
"This is a set created in 1939 in Nuremberg, Germany. Die Bohrmaschine was the manufacturer of the German Pinocchio (Deutsche Pinocchio) toy. The history behind why he is painted in military style is unknown. The Deutsche Pinocchio was found in a abandoned barn in Osh Kosh, Nebraska. How it got there is still a mystery."