The 501st Legion

We are Vader's Fist, we are the Five Hundred and First!

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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Following the rise of the Galactic Empire, the 501st transitioned into a stormtrooper unit, like other clone units. Given new armor and weapons, the 501st faithfully served the Empire, operating under the direct command of the Sith Lord Darth Vader. After the Battle of Kamino, the 501st became the last remnant of the Grand Army of the Republic fully composed of Jango Fett clones, as opposed to the ever-growing and more diverse Stormtrooper Corps, where the Fett clones became a minority, with the inclusion of a pool of clones from different templates and birth-born recruits, while others were not clones, but humans from an Imperial academy.

The legion fought in a number of battles during the Galactic Civil War in an effort to defeat the Rebel Alliance and bring peace to the galaxy, although the Alliance ultimately triumphed. Though the 501st was disbanded after the Battle of Endor, the Chiss Grand Admiral Thrawn resurrected the designation by forming a new 501st Legion. He also added more diverse recruits to the 501st, including non-Humans. The reconstituted 501st was stationed in the Unknown Regions, where they protected Thrawn's Empire of the Hand. Over a century later, the legion was in the service of a new Empire, by then under the rule of Emperor Roan Fel.

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Larry-3 Nov 3 2012, 1:39am says:

Hey guys, just thought I'd drop by and see what's new. I love the new pictures. I'm for the Alliance but I have mad respect for the 501st. I still need to add the Hand of Judgment to AaW. Anyway I hope you all had a good Halloween.

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Bisszy4ever Nov 3 2012, 1:55am replied:

Thanks Larry 3 it will be awesome when when the Hand of Judgment is in AaW.

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Larry-3 Nov 3 2012, 2:00am replied:

Sweet, I got a surprise for you and Packy. Sense you two have been AaW's biggest supporters and because you guys favor the Clone Wars more than me I'm throwing in a Munificent-class Frigate for skirmish in the next update. I'm going to talk about it in the next screen shot I post up for AaW. It's just my way of saying thank you.

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packy21 Nov 2 2012, 5:18pm says:

please welcome kilerx075!

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Bisszy4ever Nov 2 2012, 11:17pm replied:

Welcome :).

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Shadowguard1000 Nov 2 2012, 6:02pm replied:

Welcome to the 501st!

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DarthJokerFett Oct 30 2012, 8:23pm says:

So, Episode VII has been confirmed! I had to do a whole YouTube video to vent:
So what do you guys think about this COLOSSAL announcement?

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TheTriangulum Oct 31 2012, 3:15pm replied:

They confirmed the new trilogy wont be on the books. It will be completely different orginal story.
No skywalker. Possible far future

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Shadowguard1000 Oct 31 2012, 12:17pm replied:

Actually, most of the people were...terrified when Disney bought Lucasfilms, but they didn't see the good part of it.
Episode VII is real!
And problsbly episodes VIII and IX will be made later,but we must be patient,it's planned for 2015.
I have no words to describe the best new of the century!
And we should remember that Disney also bought Lucasarts...will we have a Battlefront 3 someday...?

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Super_battle_droid Nov 2 2012, 8:09pm replied:

We better have Battlefront 3 in the near future if Disney ever wanted a sell out title that would be the way to start.

On to the next *shutters* movie, we haven't seen any thing of it and I can already tell that people who made TR and VONG era's are going to be very unhappy so that now makes them Fannon and not cannon. Another thing if Darth maul makes an appearance I am going on a killing spree, just warning everyone.

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