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, and later the First order in Star Wars Episodes IV - IX. Questions with this tag should be about the Alliance itself. Use with the [star-wars] tag.

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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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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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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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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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What's the rationale behind Rebel factions still having large capital warships?

The evolution of the Empire's fleet seems to be pretty well-established. The Old Republic, under Palpatine, commissioned the creation of a large space force from a coalition of Sienar Fleet Systems ...