Bases & Space Stations
Rebel Base On Dantooine
The Dantooine Rebel base was the first base used by the Alliance to Restore the Republic and was located on the planet Dantooine 2 years before the Battle of Yavin. It was prefabricated and located near the Jedi Enclave, where it was intended only to be a temporary base for the Alliance.
The Rebels used the planet as a staging post for starfighter strikes—most famously, the Battle of Danuta, for the recovery of the Death Star plans.
The Rebels abandoned the base and evacuated Dantooine in a single day when an Imperial listening device was discovered in the cargo of a vessel docking there
a year before the Battle of Yavin. Leia Organa revealed its existence to the Empire when she was captured, but a survey team soon found it and confirmed that it had been abandoned and was not the current Rebel base as she had