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According to George Lucas, the empire from Star Wars was largely based on the in 's , although Asimov's empire was depicted as a benign government. Also, was based on the planet , the capital of Asimov's empire. The Galactic Empire has been also influenced by 's ; for example, the Imperial stormtroopers resemble the , and red, black and white, the most recognized colors of the Empire, are also the colors of the Nazi . Palpatine's promise of an Empire that would last for ten thousand years, and the Empire falling far short of that goal, also echoes Adolf Hitler's promise of a "Thousand Year Reich". The Galactic Republic's transformation into the Empire is perhaps modeled after the transformation of the into the ; the Roman Republic was transformed because of war, infighting, and two of its leaders, and . Other reasons for the transition were based on the transformation of the into the by (after a coup), and the into the Third Reich. Portions of the Empires' philosophy, such as the anti-Jedism policies/anti-Force belief policies, among other things, were also similar to Nazi Germany's . Similar to the Soviet Union under Stalin (specifically the aftermath of Stalin's death), as soon as Palpatine met his first demise on the Battle of Endor, various insurgencies throughout the Empire were attempted before being put down by the Imperials. One insurgency in particular, the , had notable similarities to the that commenced shortly after Stalin's death. On a related note, series creator George Lucas cited that Emperor Palpatine's arrival on the Death Star in was based on the military parades in "May Day" in what was at the time Soviet Russia. George Lucas had also implied in Empire of Dreams and in an interview with the Associated Press that the Galactic Empire was also based in part on the American forces during the Vietnam War, when citing that the Ewoks were based on the Viet Cong and also claiming he based the Empire's ruler, Palpatine, on then-president Richard Nixon. He also had envisioned the Empire as being based on Vietnam War-era America (and by extension, the Rebel Alliance being based on the ) as early as when he penned the storyline back in 1973, in part due to Star Wars itself being a continuation of a thematic trilogy decrying American involvement in Vietnam, claiming that his intended story draft when pitching it that the story was about " going after ."

According to George Lucas, the empire from Star Wars was largely based on the in 's , although Asimov's empire was depicted as a benign government. Also, was based on the planet , the capital of Asimov's empire. The Galactic Empire has been also influenced by 's ; for example, the Imperial stormtroopers resemble the , and red, black and white, the most recognized colors of the Empire, are also the colors of the Nazi . Palpatine's promise of an Empire that would last for ten thousand years, and the Empire falling far short of that goal, also echoes Adolf Hitler's promise of a "Thousand Year Reich". The Galactic Republic's transformation into the Empire is perhaps modeled after the transformation of the into the ; the Roman Republic was transformed because of war, infighting, and two of its leaders, and . Other reasons for the transition were based on the transformation of the into the by (after a coup), and the into the Third Reich. Portions of the Empires' philosophy, such as the anti-Jedism policies/anti-Force belief policies, among other things, were also similar to Nazi Germany's . Similar to the Soviet Union under Stalin (specifically the aftermath of Stalin's death), as soon as Palpatine met his first demise on the Battle of Endor, various insurgencies throughout the Empire were attempted before being put down by the Imperials. One insurgency in particular, the , had notable similarities to the that commenced shortly after Stalin's death. On a related note, series creator George Lucas cited that Emperor Palpatine's arrival on the Death Star in was based on the military parades in "May Day" in what was at the time Soviet Russia. George Lucas had also implied in Empire of Dreams and in an interview with the Associated Press that the Galactic Empire was also based in part on the American forces during the Vietnam War, when citing that the Ewoks were based on the Viet Cong and also claiming he based the Empire's ruler, Palpatine, on then-president Richard Nixon. He also had envisioned the Empire as being based on Vietnam War-era America (and by extension, the Rebel Alliance being based on the ) as early as when he penned the storyline back in 1973, in part due to Star Wars itself being a continuation of a thematic trilogy decrying American involvement in Vietnam, claiming that his intended story draft when pitching it that the story was about " going after ."

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In these cataclysmic events, the Empire lost the Galactic Emperor, two superweapons, the Imperial Fleet orbiting Byss, and most of Palpatine's loyal advisors, officers, soldiers and Dark Side Adepts. The last major action of a Sith-led Empire, Operation Shadow Hand resulted in the final destruction of Palpatine's Empire, as the effectively terminated all political and military structures that upheld the Imperial state. Without the leadership and guidance of the late Emperor Palpatine, the Galactic Empire had practically ceased to exist. In the midst of chaos, rival warlords fled to their pocket empires, disorganized Imperial forces abandoned the , and the New Republic retook Coruscant. As a result, the resurrected Empire fell to its knees and self-destructed.