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|Battle of Kashyyyk|
|Conflict: Galactic Civil War, Operation Quickdraw|
|Date: 10 ABY|
|Outcome: Imperial victory|
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The Second Battle of Kashyyyk took place in late 10 ABY and was the first major military action by the Empire against the Republic following a period of consolidation after the successful Great Campaign of Emperor Valak the previous year.
The Empire was inspired to attack Kashyyyk following a series of domestic riots protesting the New Republic.
While the Republic fleet promptly withdrew, it was anticipated that ground resistance would prove much more stubborn. Rather than engage in a protracted battle Zeak Oppenhiemer issued an evacuation advisory by leafleting the area surrounding the Republic military base prior to unleashing an orbital bombardment which reduced the base and several surrounding acres of land to molten glass. Oppenhiemer then deployed fuel-air ordinance to deplete the requisite oxygen in a successful bid to prevent the spread of fires.
Once assurances had been obtained that Kashyyyk would leave the Republic for good, the Imperial fleet withdrew from the system.