Make your own free website on Tripod.com
 
Battle Name : Interception and Capture
Battle Location : Near the Planet Mon Calamari
Battle Occurred : Before the Battle of Yavin, before Mon Calamari join the Rebellion
Battle Type : Capture Operation (For the Rebels)
Force Making Attack : Rebel Alliance
Opposing Forces : Rebel Alliance / Galactic Empire
Victorious Force : Rebel Alliance
Imperial Personnel : Moff Tarkin and Ackbar (Admiral Ackbar)
Imperial Force Composition : Nebulon-B Frigate Vehemence, 20 TIE Fighters and Lambda Shuttles Epsilon 1-4 (Personnel) and Epsilon 5 ([Officer Shuttle] Ackbar)
Rebel Personnel : Unknown
Rebel Force Composition : Red Squadron (3 Y-Wings have 8 Proton Torpedoes), Blue Squadron (2 Y-Wings) and Lambda Shuttle Hasti (Rebel Commandos)
Battle Outcome
Battle Outcome
Imperial Survivors : Moff Tarkin
Surviving Forces : Nebulon-B Frigate Vehemence and Lambda Shuttles Epsilon 1-4 and Epsilon 5 (Disabled)
Imperial Loses : 20 TIE Fighters
Rebel Survivors : Ackbar (Admiral Ackbar)
Surviving Forces : Red Squadron, Blue Squadron and Lambda Shuttle Hasti
Rebel Loses : None

    The Rebels planned to assault a group of shuttles that were making their way to the Imperial Nebulon-B Frigate Vehemence in an attempt to capture Moff Tarkin. However what they did not realize was that he had narrowly left the area before the Rebels arrived. Red Squadron hypered into the area and engaged the TIE escorts while Red 3 identified the officer's shuttle and disabled it. Once the shuttle was identified, Blue Squadron and the Rebel Lambda Shuttle Hasti hypered into the area to capture those on board the officer's shuttle. It turned out to be Moff Tarkin's aid, Ackbar instead of Moff Tarkin when the Rebels boarded the officer's shuttle. With the persons on board the shuttle captured, the Rebels hypered out of the area with an enormous asset to the Rebellion's future.
 
 

[Main][Back]