The 501st Legion

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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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Gumwars850
Gumwars850 Jul 23 2012, 8:37pm says:

Youtube.com
ep 13 up
14 up
15 up its the most epic ep yet
16 will br up tomorrow

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Bisszy4ever Creator
Bisszy4ever Jul 24 2012, 2:01am replied:

Hey Gumwars there are no ads when ever i click on it idk?

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Gumwars850
Gumwars850 Jul 24 2012, 8:07am replied:

thats because they have star wars copyright music in them episode 24 and up will have no star wars music so i can put ads

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Bisszy4ever Creator
Bisszy4ever Jul 24 2012, 8:46am replied:

oh ok copy right too bad :(.

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packy21
packy21 Jul 23 2012, 1:46pm says:

you know what we miss? someone that calls himself captain rex. or don't we use clone wars series people?

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Bisszy4ever Creator
Bisszy4ever Jul 23 2012, 5:46pm replied:

Yeah we do :) later when we get more members :).

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Super_battle_droid
Super_battle_droid Jul 23 2012, 7:10pm replied:

What captain rex whos he, kicks shovel to hide evidence of burial. *people stare* Oh fine I'll dig him back up.

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Larry-3
Larry-3 Jul 24 2012, 2:54pm replied:

Ha ha.

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Bisszy4ever Creator
Bisszy4ever Jul 24 2012, 1:40am replied:

Lol but when we get 25 members i will be doing Delta Squad And 2008-now Clone Wars Series Characters :).

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Larry-3
Larry-3 Jul 23 2012, 1:33pm says:

my preferred weapon, the sniper rifle. What's your alls?

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Super_battle_droid
Super_battle_droid Jul 24 2012, 5:38am replied:

Duel built in laser cannons with rocket launcher on the wrist.
or Heavy cannon depending on what upgrades I can get lol.

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Larry-3
Larry-3 Jul 24 2012, 10:32am replied:

Your packing some heavy rounds. You'll probably be classified as the super version of a Super Battle Droid.

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Super_battle_droid
Super_battle_droid Jul 24 2012, 8:59pm replied:

Well my picture says it all lol not to mention ever heard of the b3 series droids now imaging if they hit major production.

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Gumwars850
Gumwars850 Jul 23 2012, 9:43pm replied:

dc-17m blaster because you can put sniper attachments etc.

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Larry-3
Larry-3 Jul 24 2012, 10:28am replied:

Sweet.

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Bisszy4ever Creator
Bisszy4ever Jul 23 2012, 5:48pm replied:

DC-15A blaster rifle

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