Questions tagged [the-rebel-alliance]

The Alliance to Restore the Republic, also known as the Rebel Alliance or the Rebellion, was a resistance movement formed to oppose the reign of the Galactic Empire in Star Wars. Questions with this tag should be about the Alliance itself.

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Did the Rebel Alliance do anything with the Death Star plans after the Battle of Yavin?

In A New Hope, the Rebel Alliance has stolen the secret plans for the Death Star. They are able to study the plans to find the critical weakness allowing them to destroy the Death Star at the Battle ...
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Who and what is the Resistance left with at the end of The Last Jedi?

So the Rebels took a pretty big hit. They didn't have a lot at the start of The Last Jedi, and they had… almost nothing at the end of The Last Jedi. In fact, the entire Resistance (as we know it) ...
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Is Enfys Nest affiliated with anyone?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, we learn that Enfys Nest and the supposed "marauders" aren't actually self-serving, but rather they seek to aid the oppressed and downtrodden, such as those on Savareen. I'...
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How long did the rebel base on Dantooine exist?

We know from A New Hope (ANH) that there was a rebel base on Dantooine, this being supported by numerous references including within the ANH and several stories within From a certain point of view. ...
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When was the Rebel Alliance actually founded?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, According to the Wookieepedia sources, Solo was set around 10 BBY, but the Rebel Alliance was founded as late as in 2 BBY. Was the Alliance actually established earlier, ...
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Where did the rebel fleet go after Haven in Canon?

At the end of Empire, the last thing we see is the heroes looking at a protostar from the rebel rendezvous, known as Haven. I would like to know where they went after that. Did they go straight to a ...
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What were the most commonly used ships in the Rebel Alliance?

In the original trilogy, X-wings are often seen as the face of the Rebel Alliance as they are one of the most numerous ships the Alliance have, but during the early rebellion (as seen in Star Wars ...
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Which Jedi have served in the Rebellion?

Besides Luke Skywalker, Kanan Jarrus, Ezra Bridger and Ahsoka Tano, which other Jedi, regardless of whether they were survivors of Order 66 or became one at a later point, served within the Rebellion'...
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How effective were rebel alliance cannons against armoured vehicles?

During the battle of Hoth, the rebels used the 1.4 FD P-Tower and DF.9 Turrets against imperial armour in order to destroy/neutralize them. From the sections of the battle that is seen in The Empire ...
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Where was green squadron at the Battle of Yavin and the Battle of Scarif?

During the major space battles of the Star Wars original trilogy (and in Rogue One), the call signs of all flights are called out. I have noticed, though, that green squadron is not mentioned in ...
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What ranks do the individual members of the Ghost crew hold in the Rebellion?

I would like to know what ranks the members of the Ghost crew hold within the Rebellion at the time of Season 3. The members I am talking about are: Ezra Bridger Hera Syndulla Kanan Jarrus Sabine ...
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Shouldn't the Rebel Allience use a lot of captured Imperial spaceships?

Most or all actual rebellions and civil wars work on a part by capturing the regular army's weapon and vehicle depots. Augmented by civilian vehicles (yeah they use freighters, point for that). But ...
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Was Obi-Wan Kenobi part of the Rebel Alliance?

I recently had an argument with a stranger on the Internet, and was surprised the answer was not here already. I do not believe he was, for a few reasons: Leia did not deliver her request as ...
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Who is Rebel Friend?

I was playing LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga recently (don't judge me), and while doing the first level for A New Hope, there is a character you can play as named "Rebel Friend." He doesn't seem to ...
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Canonically, who was the third rebel survivor of the Battle of Yavin? [duplicate]

According to my officially licenced Star Wars calendar, of the thirty X-wing and Y-wing pilots that participated in the Battle of Yavin, three returned. We know that Luke and Wedge were two of the ...
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Why was Bistan at the Council meeting?

In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, it is established that the Rebel Alliance has a sort of high council made up of senators, squadron leaders, and the like, which made the Alliance's big decisions. If ...
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Did Darth Vader voluntarily (and secretly) give the Death Star plans to the Rebel Alliance in one of the Expanded Universe sources?

There have been many stories on the topic of how the Rebels obtained the plans. It may have been in one of the later Star Wars graphic novels, but Google isn't turning up anything. I think the plot ...
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Who is on the Rebel council and how were they chosen?

In Rogue One we hear: Well who is on this council anyways? Whoever can crowd their way to the edge of the table? Presumably not, but how are the council members chosen then? Is the council we see in ...
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How does one join the Rebel Alliance?

Say I'm a guy who's fed up with The Empire. They've annexed my planet, killed my family and denied me my basic rights. However, I've heard that there's an alliance of Rebels working to fight The ...
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Why do ARC-170 Starfighters look like X-Wings?

Something that was very prevalent in the prequel trilogy was foreshadowing. Many things show a sort of evolution into the original trilogy. One that makes perfect sense is the portrayal of the Old ...
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How significant is the Jedi's contribution to the Rebellion?

Looking only at the contributions of the surviving Jedi after Order 66, in what ways have they contributed to the Rebellion that would not have been possible without them?
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What's the story behind this Rogue One symbol?

I've seen this symbol pop up a few times, each time claiming to have something to do with Rogue One, but I don't remember seeing it in the film. I tried researching and reverse-image-searching etc. ...
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Did the Rebellion know that the Emperor was the Sith Lord Darth Sidious?

While it seems pretty obvious from the Original Trilogy that the Imperial commanders and officers were well aware of Vader and Palpatine's Sith affiliations, I never saw much (if anything) to indicate ...
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What was the combat role of the airspeeder's co-pilot?

According to what I can find online, the airspeeder's co-pilot operates the rear tow cable which is used for hauling cargo around and not intended for combat use. The Rebellion resorted to fighting ...
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When did the Galactic Civil War officially begin?

At which point in time did the fledgling underground resistance movement erupt into full scale Galactic Civil War and Rebellion? Answers for both Disney and Legends canonicities desired.
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Did the Rebels know or suspect Vader himself would board the blockade runner?

Episode IV begins with the Star Destroyer Devastator (Vader's flagship at the time) pursuing the Rebel blockade runner Tantive IV. The blockade runner is soon captured and boarded by Imperial ...
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How many Jedi have helped the Rebel Alliance? [duplicate]

From the rise of the Galactic Empire in 19 BBY to the death of the Emperor in 4 ABY, which known Jedi has the Alliance to Restore the Republic and its predecessors benefited off of? This includes any ...