This text is translation of the novella "Battle for the Stars" by Edmond Hamilton. This etext was produced from Imagination, June 1956. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed. Caution: Do not mix this with later extended (novel) version under the same title. Additional matter an extensions in the novel are still under copyright. Copyright for the translation is transferred by the translator to the Public Domain.