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"Hero of Yavin or not, you will obey orders, or I will court-martial you back to moisture farming."
―Leia Organa to Luke Skywalker[src]

The "Heroes of Yavin"[12] was a name given to a squad in the Rebel Alliance that was led by Princess Leia Organa during their conflict against the Galactic Empire.[1]

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The Heroes of Yavin first appeared in Star Wars 1, published in 2015.[5] In Star Wars Legends, Leia Organa's small cadre of Rebels was referred to as the "Heroes of Yavin."[13] This name was brought into canon by the 2016 Star Wars Helmet Collection 12.[12] Marvel Comics' first Star Wars series of comics, released from 1977 to 1986, referred to the Heroes of Yavin as "Star Warriors."[14]



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