How did history influence Star Wars?
Just like the young Jedi in Star Wars, Jewish children were being killed to end the Jewish culture; young Jedi were murdered so that they wouldn't be a future threat to the Siths.
Both Annikin Skywalker and Jesus were born from an unknown force and were destined to be the Messiah
Throughout the film Yoda shares Buddhists beliefs
The Nazis from World War II were also known as "stormtroopers."