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

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

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Gumwars850 Jul 23 2012, 9:43pm replied:

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

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


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Bisszy4ever Jul 23 2012, 5:48pm replied:

DC-15A blaster rifle

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Gumwars850 Jul 23 2012, 7:59am says:

Be prepared for episode 13 which is 7 min till 100% then after that it needs to process

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Bisszy4ever Jul 23 2012, 8:03am replied:

I will watch it tomorrow arvo need to go to school tomorrow :(.

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Gumwars850 Jul 23 2012, 7:27am says:

hey bisszy can i be sev i love sev he died in the last mission in republic commando when you have to destroy the cis recuscant frigate

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Bisszy4ever Jul 23 2012, 7:33am replied:

I have deleted the article about your videos feel sorry for packy21 though.Sure you can be Sev do you want a background with it like i have been doing?

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Gumwars850 Jul 23 2012, 7:24am replied:


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packy21 Jul 23 2012, 7:36am replied:

no prob. your caps are one

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