Battle of Hoth (119)Full unit name: Battle of Hoth
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First appearance: Empire Strikes Back
Relations: Hoth
Hoth
Planet
Known Facts (38)
Summary
The Battle of Hoth was a major victory for the Galactic Empire and among the worst battlefield defeats suffered by the Alliance to Restore the Republic during the Galactic Civil War. The battle was an Imperial invasion aimed at destroying the Rebel Alliance's Echo Base hidden on the remote ice world Hoth
Hoth
Planet
. The base's location was compromised when a viper probe droid
Arakyd Viper Probe Droid
Droid
deployed by Darth Vader
Darth Vader
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
landed on Hoth. When the Death Squadron fleet commanded by Admiral Kendal Ozzel
Kendal Ozzel
(Human)
Character
Minor Characters
left lightspeed too close to the Hoth system, the Admiral inadvertently alerted the Alliance of the Imperial's presence, giving the Rebels time to prepare for the necessary evacuation and raise the planetary shield. Thus, Vader executed him for that fatal mistake and immediately promoted Captain Firmus Piett
Firmus Piett
(Human)
Character
Supporting Characters
to replace him. The Imperial attack force consisted of primarily AT-AT
AT-AT
Ground Vehicle
Vehicles
walkers, commanded by Major General Maximilian Veers
Maximilian Veers
(Human)
Character
Supporting Characters
. His army was tasked with destroying Echo Base's main power generator to allow orbital bombardment of the planet. Spearheading the defense of the generator was the elite Rogue Squadron
Rogue Squadron
Organization
Rebel Alliance Navy
, manning snowspeeders
Incom T-47 Airspeeder
Ground Vehicle
Vehicles
, commanded by Luke Skywalker
Luke Skywalker
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
, renowned for being the pilot who destroyed the first Death Star
Death Star
Starship
Space Stations
. The snowspeeders did not have the necessary firepower to bring down the walkers, so Skywalker suggested an alternative tactic to trip up the walkers with the tow cables issued to every snowspeeder. Despite the efforts by Rogue Squadron, the power generator was eventually destroyed by Veers. The remaining base personnel proceeded to evacuate, as the 501st Legion
501st Legion
Organization
Grand Army of the Republic
, led by Darth Vader, entered the base. It would prove a major victory for the Galactic Empire, and would heavily stymie the Rebels.

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Full unit name: Battle of Hoth Last updated: 04.12.2022 23:24:04