Horton Salm (6)Full unit name: Salm, Horton
Last updated: 26.04.2024 0:33:58
Version: 8.02.002.2024.01.13
Basic info
First appearance: Return of the Jedi
Return of the Jedi
(MOVIE)
Species: Human
Relations: Aggressor Wing
Aggressor Wing
Organization
New Republic
, Defender Wing
Defender Wing
Organization
New Republic
Known Facts (4)
Battle over Endor (2)
Evacuation of Ciutric (2)
Summary
Horton Salm was a Human male from the planet Norval II in the Calaron sector of the Outer Rim Territories who was a military officer of the Alliance to Restore the Republic and its successor, the New Republic. An accomplished pilot
Alliance Starfighter Corps
(Rebel Alliance Navy)
Organization
Rebel Alliance Navy
, leader, and training commander, he preferred to fly Koensayr Manufacturing
Koensayr Manufacturing
Organization
Manufacturers
BTL Y-wing starfighters
BTL-B Y-Wing
Starship
Starfighter Models
over newer models, as he felt that the older craft were more reliable and would get him home in one piece. Salm led the Alliance's Gray Squadron
Gray Squadron
Organization
Rebel Alliance Navy
at the Battle of Endor
Battle over Endor
(Endor Campaign)
Event
Galactic Civil War
, surviving the run through the second Death Star
Death Star 2
Starship
Space Stations
's superstructure. Salm continued to command combat units, leading Aggressor Wing
Aggressor Wing
Organization
New Republic
through the Battle of Brentaal IV
Battle of Brentaal
Event
New Republic Era
nine months after Endor, an engagement that saw him promoted to the rank of general. Salm later led the Aggressors during the evacuation of Ciutric IV
Evacuation of Ciutric
Event
New Republic Era
. By 6.5 ABY, Salm was assigned to the New Republic's Folor Base, training several new starfighter squadrons, including the reformed Rogue Squadron
Rogue Squadron
Organization
Rebel Alliance Navy
and his own Defender Wing
Defender Wing
Organization
New Republic
. Despite clashes with Commander Wedge Antilles
Wedge Antilles
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
over Rogue Squadron's lack of discipline, and the presence of Tycho Celchu
Tycho Celchu
(Human)
Character
Supporting Characters
- a suspected sleeper agent of the Galactic Empire - as the unit's executive officer, Salm and his Defender Wing worked effectively with Rogue Squadron at the Battle of Vladet and the First Battle of Borleias. Salm was also one of the officers responsible for devising the plan that would eventually cause the planet Borleias to fall to the New Republic. Following the liberation of the galactic capital, Coruscant
Coruscant
Planet
, Salm served as a judge presiding over the trial of Tycho Celchu. Celchu had been charged with treason and the murder of Rogue Squadron pilot Corran Horn
Corran Horn
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
during the operation to capture Coruscant. Salm was surprised to learn that Horn was in fact not dead, but had been captured by Director
Imperial Intelligence
Organization
Galactic Empire
Ysanne Isard
Ysanne Isard
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
, the ruler of the Empire, and interred aboard the Super Star Destroyer
Super-class Star Destroyer
Starship
Starship Models
Lusankya. Briefly resuming training duties, Salm was based at the Borleias starfighter training base before returning to active combat with a B-wing
B-Wing
Starship
Starfighter Models
assault group for the New Republic's campaign against the Ciutric Hegemony, a former Imperial faction, in 9 ABY.

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See also
UH
Known for being a member of the following organizations
Gray Squadron
Colonel
Commander
Known for serving or being a passenger on the following ships
BTL Y-Wing
Pilot
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Full unit name: Salm, Horton Last updated: 26.04.2024 0:33:58