"The Birth of the Rebellion" is a booklet in a series of canon reference booklets titled the Star Wars Encyclopedia. It was published on December 28, 2021.[1]

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The Galactic Civil War was a conflict that lasted nine years, throughout which the confrontation between the Empire and the Rebel Alliance was constantly increasing. Although they were attracting more and more loyalists to their cause, the rebels were aware of their obvious inferiority at all levels, and their high command knew it well. But if there was one event that turned the tide of the confrontation and allowed them to see for the first time a glimmer of hope for victory, it was the theft of the Death Star plans stored on Scarif. The risky operation took a heavy toll in lives, but in return, the rebels had the opportunity to deal a heavy blow to the Empire and even the playing field a little. And the most curious thing is that everything was born as an initiative that did not have the approval of the high command of the Rebellion. Undoubtedly, a heroic and unexpected feat…[1]


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