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This article is about the battle in 0 BBY. You may be looking for another Battle of Bestine.

An attack on the Defiance took place in the Bestine system during the Galactic Civil War.

Prelude[edit | edit source]

During Operation Skyhook, the Empire made a surprise attack on the command ship Defiance near Bestine IV, site of an important Rebel base. The Imperial-class Star Destroyer Immortal just ended its hyperdrive jump next to the Mon Calamari Star Cruiser Defiance.

The battle[edit | edit source]

The Star Destroyer Immortal entered the system and deployed its TIEs. Red Squadron's X-wings and Blue Squadron's A-wings managed to destroy many Imperial starfighters and allowed the Defiance to escape in hyperspace.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

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Notes and references[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Star Wars: X-Wing
  2. This is the date established by the The Essential Atlas for the Battle of Tatooine. The attack on the Defiance took place shortly afterwards.
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