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Battle Name : Assault on Imperial Convoy
Battle Location : Near Petrakis (Planet?)
Battle Occurred : Months after the Battle of Yavin
Battle Type : Hit and Fade
Force Making Attack : Rebel Alliance
Opposing Forces : Rebel Alliance / Galactic Empire + Neutral
Victorious Force : Rebel Alliance
Imperial Personnel : Unknown
Imperial Force Composition : CR90 Corellian Corvettes Hornet 1 and 2 (Troops), Manx 1 (Weapons) and 2 (Troops), 2 Assault Gunboats (Have Concussion Missiles), 6 TIE Fighters, BFF-1 Freighters Ocean 1 and 2 (TIE Fighters), Teve 1 and 2 (TIE Bombers), Lambda Shuttles Lambda 1 (Officers), 2 (Troops) and Stormtrooper Transports Sigma 1 and 2 (Troops)
Neutral Personnel : Unknown
Neutral Force Composition : BFF-1 Freighters Buffalo 1 and 2 (Foodstuffs) and Tau Squadron (4 Y-Wings)
Rebel Personnel : Unknown
Rebel Force Composition : Red Squadron (2 B-Wings, have 12 Proton Torpedoes) and Gold Squadron (1 X-Wing)
Battle Outcome
Battle Outcome
Imperial Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : 6 TIE Fighters
Imperial Loses : Entire Force, except for TIE Fighters
Neutral Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : BFF-1 Freighters Buffalo 1 and 2 and Tau Squadron
Neutral Loses : None
Rebel Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : Red Squadron and Gold Squadron
Rebel Loses : None

    This raid utilized the newly introduced B-Wings. Unfortunately, after the Shantipole debacle, rumours had spread though out the Imperial Fleet, which had rattled TIE pilots causing them to greatly fear the B-Wing. Six TIE Fighters were deployed from Petrakis base to rendezvous with the arriving Imperial convoy to provide additional escort. Before they could reach the convoy however, the Rebel raiders hypered into the area. The Imperial convoy hypered into the area in waves. With the sight of the B-Wings bearing down on them, the cowardly TIE Pilots opted to run away instead of engaging them. Meanwhile the lone escorting X-Wing went to engage the Imperial convoy. The X-Wing was attacked by the two Stormtrooper Transports who were with the convoy, unfortunately in the end those transports, with the help of the B-Wings were destroyed. The B-Wings pressed their attacks on the freighters carrying the TIEs and the escorting Corellian Corvettes.

    A short time after the battle started, two Assault Gunboats hypered into the area. The Assault Gunboats and the Lambda Shuttles attacked the Rebel fighters. However, unfortunately their attempt was not successful in destroying the Rebels. Near the end of the battle, 4 neutral Y-Wings hypered into the area and began attacks on the Rebel fighters to keep them away from their freighters. In the end, however that new threat to the Rebels was not able to save what was left of the Imperial convoy. With the Rebels' mission accomplished, they hypered out of the area, leaving the neutral forces behind them.
 
 

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