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Night of a Thousand Tears

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The "Night of a Thousand Tears" is a significant event in the Star Wars universe that specifically refers to an incident during the last days of the Galactic Republic's reign. This event took place during the time of The Clone Wars when the Grand Army of the Republic, led by Moff Gideon, launched an aggressive attack on The Mandalorian resistance. The name itself, "Night of a Thousand Tears," is a sombre allusion to the devastation and loss the Mandalorians faced during this tragic event.

In the attack, Gideon's forces used their warships to relentlessly rain down a barrage of fire from above onto fields where the Mandalorians were housed. This resulted in a massive bloodshed, making it an unforgettable epoch in Mandalorian history. This event is considered a genocide, resulting in the extermination of a significant portion of the Mandalorian population. The event was mentioned in the series "The Mandalorian", but more explicit details about the "Night of a Thousand Tears" are left to the audience's imagination and are largely expanded in various Star Wars novels and graphic novels.

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