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"We had Battle of Gormen won, until the AT-ATs arrived. They came out of the fog and ripped apart the front lines. The locals ran in terror, but the experienced surrendered. We knew that you can't outrun an AT-AT."
―Major Bren Derlin, Rebel Alliance field commander[src]

The Battle of Gormen was a battle fought on the planet Gormen during the Galactic Civil War. Major Bren Derlin served as field commander for the Alliance to Restore the Republic during this battle, which he believed the Alliance was close to winning until the arrival of AT-AT walkers on the battlefield. The AT-ATs ripped apart Rebel forces stationed on the front lines, causing the locals to flee, while the more experienced Alliance soldiers simply surrendered.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Bren Derlin is already a Major during the Battle of Gormen. He was promoted to Major after the Battle of Nentan according to Galaxy Guide 3: The Empire Strikes Back. The Battle of Nentan occurred circa 2 ABY according to the Alliance Intelligence Reports.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Accordind to many source books, such as The Essential Atlas, the Alliance to Restore the Republic existed until soon after the Battle of Endor in 4 ABY.
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 The New Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels, p. 9
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