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Encyclopedia > Grand Admiral (Star Wars)
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In the Expanded Universe literature of Star Wars, Grand Admiral is a supreme Imperial rank of the Galactic Empire, outranking all other political and military personnel, including Imperial Moffs; they did not supersede personal representatives of the Emperor, however. The original concept of a Star Wars Grand Admiral was based on the actual rank of Grand Admiral in the German Navy. Star Wars Grand Admiral This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Star Wars Grand Admiral This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Star Wars is a series of science fantasy films created by writer/producer/director George Lucas. ... Rank Insignia of the Galactic Empire refers to badges of military rank which were displayed in the Star Wars feature films, used by officers of the Imperial Navy and Army. ... Form of Government Empire Official language Galactic Basic Capital Coruscant (Imperial Center) Head of State Emperor Palpatine Supreme Military Executor/Supreme Commander of the Imperial Navy Darth Vader Head of Government Grand Vizier Sate Pestage Executive Branch Imperial Inner Circle Legislative Branch Imperial Senate, Council of Moffs Establishment 19 BBY... Definition Grand Moff Insignia In the fictional universe of Star Wars, a Moff is an Imperial rank honorificly bestowed among various servants of the Galactic Empire. ... Alternate meaning: Grand Admiral (Star Wars). ... // History German frigate Karlsruhe rescuing shipwrecked people off the coast of Somalia while participating in the international anti-terror operation ENDURING FREEDOM, April 2005 The German Navy (German: Deutsche Marine   listen?) is the navy of Germany. ...


Rank information

Grand Admirals are directly appointed by Emperor Palpatine and answer directly to the Emperor, or his authorized executors, in all matters. The creation of the rank of Grand Admiral was widely recognized as a method of bringing the Imperial Military more fully under the control of the Emperor. In the Imperial Army, the equivalent of a Grand Admiral is known as Grand General. Some Star Wars sources also give reference to a rank known as Grand Marshal which is conjectured to be held by the supreme commander of all Imperial starfighter forces. Palpatine, (84 BBY - 4 ABY, spirit destroyed 11 ABY) is a fictional character of the Star Wars universe. ... Conjectural insignia for Grand General Grand General is a fictional military rank of the Star Wars Expanded Universe that is is considered the highest possible Imperial Army rank. ... See Grand Marshal for other uses of the term Grand Marshal Hypothetical Grand Marshal insignia Grand Marshal is a hypothetical military rank which is mentioned occasionally in the universe of Star Wars. ... This article is about the class of fictional vehicles. ...

Alternate Grand Admiral Insignia
Alternate Grand Admiral Insignia

At the time of the Battle of Endor, marked by many as the beginning of the fall of the Galactic Empire, there were a total of twelve Grand Admirals and Grand Generals in service. First Version Grand Admiral File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... First Version Grand Admiral File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Battle of Endor was the climactic battle depicted in the 1983 film, Return of the Jedi. ... Form of Government Empire Official language Galactic Basic Capital Coruscant (Imperial Center) Head of State Emperor Palpatine Supreme Military Executor/Supreme Commander of the Imperial Navy Darth Vader Head of Government Grand Vizier Sate Pestage Executive Branch Imperial Inner Circle Legislative Branch Imperial Senate, Council of Moffs Establishment 19 BBY...


Insignia

The insignia for Grand Admiral is seven blue and red rectangles, with two code cylinders, worn on a white uniform. An alternate version of the rank badge displays six blue rectangles with three yellow and three red. Grand Admiral Thrawn is shown to be wearing this alternate insignia on the cover of the Timothy Zahn novel Heir to the Empire. The Thrawn trilogy (also known as The Three Book Cycle and The Heir To The Empire Trilogy) are the three novels, Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising and The Last Command, written by Timothy Zahn and set in the Star Wars galaxy about five years after Return of the...


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Grand Admiral - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki - A Wikia wiki (752 words)
Grand Admiral - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki - A Wikia wiki
Grand Admirals were appointed by Emperor Palpatine and answered directly to the Emperor, or his authorized executors, in all matters.
It is unclear whether the Imperial Army or stormtrooper rank of Grand General was equivalent with the rank of Grand Admiral, but Ysanne Isard, as Director of Imperial Intelligence, wore a red version of the Grand Admiral's uniform, and her power and position in the Imperial hierarchy could be considered analogous.
Grand Admiral Thrawn (144 words)
Grand Admiral Thrawn, a fictional character from the Star Wars universe, was an Imperial who commanded a major part of the Imperial fleet.
Grand Admiral Thrawn is described as a tall solidly built humanoid with blue skin, wearing a white uniform with a cape.
This is seen as a departure from the standard charcoal grey uniforms that imperial officers wore as shown in the classic trilogy, although there is a white-uniformed officer on the Death Star in the first film.
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