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"The two, a Captain Ganig and a Sergeant Stecker, are both inside the station. COMPNOR made each famous after the Battle of Sagma, but since then their casual observation of doctrine has come to light."
Imperial Security Bureau officer Mar Barezz[src]

The Battle of Sagma was a military engagement fought at the planet Sagma in 18 BBY between the forces of the Galactic Empire and the Sikurdian pirates. It was part of the Listehol Campaign, an effort to free the Listehol Run and Shaltin Tunnels from the threat posed by pirates and slavers. Admiral Wullf Yularen and Captain Bannidge Holt led the Imperials to victory during the fighting.

PreludeEdit

The Battle of Sagma took place at the planet Sagma in 18 BBY, between the forces of the Galactic Empire and the Sikurdian pirates. The battle was part of the Listehol Campaign, an Imperial military attempt to drive Sikurdian pirates, along with Zygerrian and Tervig slavers, out of the hyperlanes known as the Listehol Run and the Shaltin Tunnels.[1]

The battleEdit

Led by Admiral Wullf Yularen and Captain Bannidge Holt, the Imperial fleet consisting of Invincible-class Dreadnaught Heavy Cruisers—originally intended for the government of the Corporate Sector region—and a few Venator-class Star Destroyers housing squadrons of TIE/LN starfighters managed to withstand the swarms of pirates during the battle and attained victory.[1]

AftermathEdit

Following the Imperial victory at Sagma, Yularen's fleet proceeded to besiege the world of Zygerria.[1] Two Imperial Army soldiers who participated in the battle at Sagma, Captain Ganig and Sergeant Stecker, were made famous and honored as heroes by the Commission for the Preservation of the New Order.[2]

Behind the scenesEdit

The Battle of Sagma was first mentioned in "Picutorion Viewed From the Top," a short story published in the first edition of the Imperial Sourcebook by West End Games in 1989, and reprinted in the second edition released in 1994. It was later referenced in The Essential Guide to Warfare, an extensive guide dedicated to the conflicts in the galaxy, written by Jason Fry and Paul R. Urquhart and released in 2012.

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