The 501st Legion, also known as the 501st Battalion during the Clone Wars and later known as "Vader's Fist" and the Five Hundred and First, was an elite unit of clone troopers commissioned by Supreme Chancellor Palpatine during the Clone Wars that later became a stormtrooper unit. Made up of units like Torrent Company, the 501st fought in many battles, such as the Battle of Teth and the Battle of Coruscant, becoming one of the most well-known legions. In 19 BBY, the 501st became Darth Vader's personal unit as he led them during Operation: Knightfall, in which the clones helped take down the Jedi, whom they believed to be traitors to the Republic.

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Imperial Ace
Imperial Ace Apr 18 2015, 4:50am says:

I'm going to miss Emperor Palpetine...

Yes, even after all these years, I still hold loyalty to the one true emperor of the Empire.
He was the only one fit to ever rule it.

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Deltasquad1234
Deltasquad1234 6hours 39mins ago replied:

Other than grand admiral thrawn. I also hate the new helmets.

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