This page is an archive of a community-wide discussion. This page is no longer live. Further comments or questions on this topic should be made in a new Knowledge Bank page rather than here so that this page is preserved as a historic record. Advanced Jedi Training Droid 6(Talk to my master) 06:00, September 22, 2016 (UTC)
I was always wondering: I know out-of-universe, they were named after the Stoßtruppen/Sturmtruppen of World War I-era Germany, but was there ever an in-universe reason, whether of Legends Continuity or Disney Canon, why the Stormtrooper Corps were specifically named "Stormtroopers"?