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Hoth Hoth
Distance from Core 50,250 light years
Region Outer Rim Territories
System Hoth system
Number of stars 1
Number of satellites 3
Population 0 (After evacuation)
Surface water 100% (Mostly frozen)
Affiliation Rebel Alliance

In the fictional universe of Star Wars, Hoth is the sixth planet of a remote system of the same name. It is a world covered in snow and ice, with numerous moons, and pelted by meteorites from a nearby asteroid belt. Native creatures include the wampa and the tauntaun. Its film location was set in Finse, Norway. Its origins are clearly an allusion to Hermann Hoth and his involvement with the blizzard-filled Battle of Stalingrad. Image File history File links Hothplanetsurface. ... A light year, abbreviated ly, is the distance light travels in one year: roughly 9. ... In the fictional Star Wars series, the Outer Rim Territories is the outermost part of the Star Wars galaxy. ... This is a list of the planetary systems and star systems in the fictional Star Wars galaxy. ... The Starbird, symbol of the Rebel Alliance In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Rebel Alliance, or more formally, the Alliance to Restore the Republic, was an interstellar political resistance force formed in direct military opposition to the Galactic Empire. ... A fictional universe is a cohesive imaginary world that serves as the setting or backdrop for one or (more commonly) multiple works of fiction. ... The cover of the 2004 DVD widescreen release of the revamped original Star Wars Trilogy. ... The eight planets and three dwarf planets of our Solar System, alongside the Sun. ... Major features of the Solar System (not to scale): The Sun, the eight planets, the asteroid belt containing the dwarf planet Ceres, outermost there is the dwarf planet Pluto (the dwarf planet Eris not shown), and a comet. ... Animation of snowcover changing with the seasons. ... The acronym ICE can refer to: InterCity Express, a German high-speed train InterCity Express (CityTrain), an interurban train used by QR CityTrain in South East Queensland, Australia Internal combustion engine, a fuel engine In-circuit emulator, a computer hardware device In case of emergency, emergency number in mobile phones... Moons of the Solar System scaled to Earths Moon A natural satellite is an object that orbits a planet or other body larger than itself and which is not man-made. ... A meteorite is an extraterrestrial body that survives its impact with the Earths surface without being destroyed. ... Image of the main asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. ... A wampa in its lair on Hoth Wampas are fictional predators in the Star Wars universe, resembling Yetis or the extinct giant ground sloth. ... This is a list of species and races from the fictional universe of Star Wars. ... Finse is an area in the Ulvik municipality of Hordaland. ... General Hermann Hoth Hermann Papa Hoth (12 April 1885 - 26 January 1971) was a general of the Third Reich during World War II, notable for victories in France and on the Eastern Front, and later, after serving six years in prison for war crimes, as a writer on military history. ... Combatants Germany Italy Romania Hungary Soviet Union Commanders Friedrich Paulus Erich von Manstein Hermann Hoth Georgiy Zhukov Vasiliy Chuikov Aleksandr Vasilyevskiy Strength German Sixth Army German Fourth Panzer Army Romanian Third Army Romanian Fourth Army Hungarian Second Army Italian Eighth Army 500,000 Germans Unknown number Reinforcements Unknown number Axis...

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Planet overview

The Rebel Alliance relocated to Hoth after their victory in the Battle of Yavin. However, an Imperial probe droid discovered the base on Hoth, before being discovered itself and self destructing when attacked by Han Solo (Han recalled "I didnt hit it that hard, it must have had a self destruct"). The Rebels acting on this discovery immediately began preparations to leave, however Darth Vader's Death Squadron arrived in time to intercept them, forcing the Rebels into combat inorder to cover their escape. Although the Empire won the Battle of Hoth by destroying the Rebel base and capturing many Rebel personnel and equipment, the Rebels didnt attempt to a full scale defence but rather to stall the Empire's forces long enough to stage an effective evacuation. Since the Rebels did successfully evacuate vital leadership and most personnel and equipment, the Empire failed to do more than stall the Rebels plans. In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Rebel Alliance, or more formally, the Alliance to Restore the Republic, was an interstellar political resistance force formed in direct military opposition to the Galactic Empire. ... Combatants Galactic Empire Rebel Alliance Commanders Grand Moff Tarkin † Darth Vader Admiral Motti † General Tagge General Dodonna General Willard Garven Dreis (Red Leader)† John Vander (Gold Leader)† Strength TIE Fighters Darth Vaders TIE Advanced Death Star heavy, medium and light laser batteries Turbolaser batteries 30 Alliance starfighters, consisting of... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and to make a clear distinction between fact and fiction, this article may require cleanup. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and be more accessible to a general audience, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Imperial Death Squadron was the elite special forces flagship unit of the Imperial Navy under the personal command of Darth Vader in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... Combat, or fighting, is purposeful violent conflict between one or more persons or organizations, often intended to establish dominance over the opposition. ... Combatants Galactic Empire Rebel Alliance Commanders Admiral Piett Admiral Ozzel † General Veers Darth Vader General Carlist Rieekan Princess Leia Luke Skywalker Strength 9 AT-AT walkers Several AT-ST walkers Several AT-AR walkers Several AT-PT walkers Snowtroopers E-Web Repeating blasters Death Squadron Imperial-class (Mark II) Star...


The action on Hoth features prominently in the opening of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and is one of the Star Wars series most memorable sequences. Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ...


Hoth is an example of the science-fictional stereotype of a planet that has only one climatic zone. However, some Expanded Universe sources show that underground caves containing large lichen fields exist on the planet, on which Tauntauns feed. Stereotypes are ideas held by some individuals about members of particular groups, based solely on membership in that group. ... The eight planets and three dwarf planets of our Solar System, alongside the Sun. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources. ... Lichenes from Ernst Haeckels Artforms of Nature, 1904 Crustose and foliose lichens on a wall A foliose lichen on basalt. ...

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Lord Hoth

Lord Hoth is also the name of a famous Jedi Master who led the Army of Light against Lord Kaan's Brotherhood of Darkness during the Battle of Ruusan. A name is a verbal label for a thing, person, place, product (as in a brand name) and even an idea or concept, normally used to distinguish one from another. ... Jedi Knight redirects here. ... The army of light was the combined forces of republic soldiers and jedi who opposed Lord Kaan and his Brotherhood of Darkness at the catostrophic Battle of Ruusan. ... Lord Kaan, informally known as Kaan, was a fictional character from the Star Wars Expanded Universe. ... The Brotherhood of Darkness is a term in the Star Wars fictional universe. ... Combatants Army of Light (Galactic Republic Jedi) Brotherhood of Darkness (Sith) Commanders Lord Hoth Lord Farfalla General Kiel Charny Lord Kaan Darth Bane Lady Githany Strength Jedi Masters Jedi Knights Padawans Republic Troops Sith Lords Sith Acolytes and Cultists Dark Jedi Casualties All Jedi All Sith except Darth Bane The...


It is likely that his name is connected with that of the planet, but it is not known if the planet is named for him or the other way around.

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Star Wars: Battlefront

Hoth's Echo Base is depicted as a level in the Star Wars: Battlefront videogame. The level only features combat between the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire. During single-player "story" mode, the story is told from the Imperials' point of view. In "galactic conquest" mode, Hoth is the Rebels' base planet. In single-player "instant action" mode, Hoth is similar to Geonosis, Kamino, and Endor, in that it only has one playable level (Echo Base) and only the era shown in the "historical campaign" (Rebels vs. Empire) can be played. The Starbird, symbol of the Rebel Alliance In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Rebel Alliance, or more formally, the Alliance to Restore the Republic, was an interstellar political resistance force formed in direct military opposition to the Galactic Empire. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Galactic Empire was the regime established by then Supreme Chancellor Palpatine to replace the Galactic Republic. ... Geonosis is a fictional planet from Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones. ... -Obi-wan Kenobi Kamino is a world in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... In the Hebrew Bible, Endor is the Canaanite village where the witch of Endor lived. ...


In single-or multi-player mode on the Echo Base-map, the Rebels can fight on the ground, using icy trenches for cover and attempting to take the Empire's remote command post. However the presence of the Empire's powerful AT-AT and AT-ST vehicles makes this difficult. Another popular option is to take control of a snowspeeder. With another person in the craft to launch a tow rope, the speeder can entangle the legs of the AT-AT, similar to the strategy used in the Star Wars movies. The All Terrain Armored Transport (AT-AT), also called the Imperial Walker, was a major part of the Galactic Empires army in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... All Terrain Scout Transports are bipedal war machines used by the Galactic Empire in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... The Incom T-47 Snowspeeder is a vehicle from the fictional Star Wars universe. ...


The Empire players can also fight as ground troops, or as pilots of the AT-AT and AT-ST vehicles. The primary goal of the Imperial forces is to destroy the shield generator, which the Rebels also try to defend. Defeating the snowspeeders is usually key to winning this map in multi-player mode, since without a weapon to destroy the AT-AT's, the Rebels are constantly on the defensive.


The Rebels begin the map with five command posts: Bunker, Outpost, Control, Echo Base, and Shield Generator. The Empire begins with Forward Camp, and two AT-AT vehicle spawn points.


The Rebels begin with access to snowspeeders, and Tauntaun. The Empire has AT-AT and AT-ST vehicles.


The map itself is a large, snow-covered area with plenty of open space. The Rebels begin with icy dugouts throughout their territory, to take cover from enemy fire. There are also ice caves that link the Bunker, Echo Base, and Control command points. The Empire's lone stationary command point has several turrets for defense.

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Hermann Hoth : Nazi Germany (390 words)
Hoth remained in the army and in 1935 was given command of Germany's 18th Division at Liegnitz.
Hoth was head of Panzer Group 3 during Operation Barbarossa.
In June 1942, Hoth succeeded Erich Hoepner as head of the 4th Panzer Army and was involved in the siege of Stalingrad.
Star Wars: Databank | Hoth (262 words)
Hoth is the sixth planet in the remote system of the same name.
The daytime temperatures of Hoth were bearable for properly dressed humans, but the Hoth nights are too hostile even for the native creatures.
History records the conflict that followed as the Battle of Hoth, one the greatest setbacks suffered by the Rebel Alliance.
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