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Who would a thunk it!? Lipka Tatars, Muslims who had settled in Poland fought on the Christian side at the Siege of Vienna, in 1683. They wore a sprig of straw in the helmets to differentiate themselves from the Tatars who were fighting on the Muslim side.
Remember that cliche "Truth is stranger than fiction"? That is more proof that it is so true.  Smile