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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.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lipka_Rebellion#Aftermath
Remember that cliche "Truth is stranger than fiction"? That is more proof that it is so true.  Smile