- "Talus Group has cornered the Imperial Star Destroyer Victorum above the planet Yavin. They're in tough, but it's presented a great opportunity for us to jump in and not only disable that Star Destoryer but to seize control."
- ―Captain Wedge Antilles, briefing Vanguard Squadron
A battle occurred above Yavin Prime when the New Republic's Talus Group cornered the Imperial II-class Star Destroyer Victorum in the atmosphere, and with the help of Vanguard Squadron and a boarding party, managed to take control of the ship and fend off Imperial reinforcements.
An engagement occurred that ended with Talus Group having cornered the Imperial II-class Star Destroyer Victorum, but their CR90 corvette was badly damaged. Wedge Antilles arrived with Vanguard Squadron and took out a squad of TIE interceptors attacking them. Vanguard then attacked the damaged Star Destroyer head on. Vanguard Five found a breaching point and escorted a group of U-wings to board the destroyer. A Quasar Fire-class cruiser-carrier then jumped into the atmosphere and deployed squadrons of TIE fighters as reinforcements. Vanguard warded off the fighters and was able to destroy the carrier, only for three more to jump into the battle. However, the boarding crew was able to gain control over the Star Destroyer and opened fire onto the carriers, destroying them.
Following the battle, Vanguard squadron returned to the Temperance and Wedge went off on another mission. The Victorum attempted to travel to the Nadiri Dockyards, but was not able to make the full jump, arriving in a debris field above Desevro. In desperate need of repairs, they called back Vanguard Squadron to help defend them from an Imperial attack.
- Star Wars: Squadrons (First appearance)
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