Jason Fry and Paul Urquhart have posted the first blog post
in a twelve-part series detailing the material from their book, Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare
, that ended up getting cut before the book was published. Each post in the series features an introduction by Fry and Del Rey Star Wars
editor Erich Schoeneweiss.
In part one, they present an "edited transcript of debriefing of Insmot Bowen, Pre-Republic specialist at the Obroan Institute, as conducted by Bevel Lemelisk, Master of Imperial Projects; Admiral Conan Antonio Motti; and General Arhul Kurumenga, Department of Military Research, dated 1 BBY." Fry comments, "This was the original prologue of Warfare
Check out the first Essential Guide to Warfare
"author's cut" article here