Athens, Greece - Mouse by Athens Puppet Theater. Made under Nazi occupation from available materials such as newspaper, cardboard, poster paint, etc. A group of artists were concerned that Greek children should have some positive childhood memories and so they created a puppet theater for them.
Germany - Kasper by Henry Bockwalt, late 1940's. Hand carved wood. This character is closely related to Mr. Punch.
Bucharest, Rumania - Baby Tandarica, Tandarica Theater mascot, Maria Neculescu, director, 1950's. An older version of Tandarica became the new mascot in the 1960's and the baby was retired.