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|conflict=Attack on London
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|image=[[File:Dark Mark Over London.JPG|250px]]
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|partof=the [[Second Wizarding War]]
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|location=[[London]], [[England]], [[Great Britain]]
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|result=[[Florean Fortescue]] is murdered. [[Garrick Ollivander]] is kidnapped. [[Death Eaters]] destroy the [[Millennium Bridge]], kill and cause panic on unsuspecting [[Muggle]]s.
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|commander1=
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|combatants1=*[[Fenrir Greyback]]
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*[[Death Eaters]] (2)
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|combatants2=*[[Florean Fortescue]]
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|casualties1=*None
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|casualties2=*[[Florean Fortescue]]
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*Unspecified [[Muggle]]s traversing the [[Millennium Bridge]]
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|first=''[[Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince]]'' {{Mention}}
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|latest=''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)]]''
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The '''attack on London''' was a minor conflict that took place in the summer of [[1996]], during the [[Second Wizarding War]], in which a small group of [[Death Eaters]] led by [[Fenrir Greyback]] [[Apparition|Apparated]] into [[London]], stormed into [[Diagon Alley]] and destroyed several establishments, and then proceeded to tear the [[Millennium Bridge]] down.
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==The attack==
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===Diagon Alley===
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[[File:Death Eaters at Diagon Alley HBP.jpg|220px|thumb|left|[[Garrick Ollivander]] is kidnapped.]]
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On the day of the attack, the [[Dark Mark]] appeared over [[London]] and, moments later, the small group of [[Death Eaters]] stormed through [[Charing Cross Road]] and the [[Leaky Cauldron]], and broke into [[Diagon Alley]].<ref name="HBPf1">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)]]'' - Chapter 1</ref> For as of yet unknown reasons, they ransacked [[Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream Parlour]] and [[Scribbulus Writing Instruments]],<ref name="HBPvg">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game)]]''</ref> killing [[Florean Fortescue]] himself.<ref name="pottercast">[http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/2008/1/2/pottercast-131-j-k-rowling-interview-transcript PotterCast Interview with J.K. Rowling]</ref> They also assaulted [[Ollivanders Wand Shop]] and [[Garrick Ollivander|the wandmaker]] chose to come with them quietly; no signs of struggle were left to be found.<ref name="HBP6">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 6 (''Draco's Detour'')</ref> Taking stacks of [[wand]]s to arm their fast growing legions with them, the [[Death Eaters]] proceeded to quickly [[Apparition|Disapparate]].<ref name="HBPf1"/>
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===Millennium Bridge===
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[[File:Death Eaters destroyed the Millennium Bridge.gif|thumb|right|350px|The destruction of the [[Millennium Bridge]].]]
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They [[Apparition|Apparated]] back into [[Muggle]] [[London]], heading to [[Millennium Bridge]]. They flew around the bridge in a spiral motion to create a twisting and buckling movement on the bridge walkway.<ref>[http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/industry/4324866.html ''Inside the New Harry Potter Movie's VFX Tech''] at [http://www.popularmechanics.com/ Popular Mechanics].</ref> The cables snapping, the bridge undulated and twisted intensely, pulling free of its piers, ultimately splitting in half and crashing violently into the Thames below, killing some [[Muggle]]s who were crossing the bridge at the time.<ref>In ''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)]]'', a headline on the ''Daily Prophet'' is visible stating: "''Bridge Collapse: Death Toll Rises''"</ref>
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==Behind the scenes==
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*While the bridge to be destroyed is the [[Brockdale Bridge]] in the book, the [[Millennium Bridge]] in the film and games, a picture in the [[Daily Prophet]] shows the [[Dark Mark]] hovering in the air above the {{wplink|Tower Bridge}}.
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==Appearances==
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' {{Mention}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)]]'' {{1st}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game)]]''
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*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
 
[[Category:Second Wizarding War]]
 
[[Category:Second Wizarding War]]

Revision as of 03:35, March 29, 2013

Dark Mark Over London
Attack on London
Part of the Second Wizarding War
Location

London, England, Great Britain

Result

Florean Fortescue is murdered. Garrick Ollivander is kidnapped. Death Eaters destroy the Millennium Bridge, kill and cause panic on unsuspecting Muggles.

Combatants
Casualties
  • None

The attack on London was a minor conflict that took place in the summer of 1996, during the Second Wizarding War, in which a small group of Death Eaters led by Fenrir Greyback Apparated into London, stormed into Diagon Alley and destroyed several establishments, and then proceeded to tear the Millennium Bridge down.

The attack

Diagon Alley

Death Eaters at Diagon Alley HBP
Garrick Ollivander is kidnapped.

On the day of the attack, the Dark Mark appeared over London and, moments later, the small group of Death Eaters stormed through Charing Cross Road and the Leaky Cauldron, and broke into Diagon Alley.[1] For as of yet unknown reasons, they ransacked Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream Parlour and Scribbulus Writing Instruments,[2] killing Florean Fortescue himself.[3] They also assaulted Ollivanders Wand Shop and the wandmaker chose to come with them quietly; no signs of struggle were left to be found.[4] Taking stacks of wands to arm their fast growing legions with them, the Death Eaters proceeded to quickly Disapparate.[1]

Millennium Bridge

Death Eaters destroyed the Millennium Bridge
The destruction of the Millennium Bridge.
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They Apparated back into Muggle London, heading to Millennium Bridge. They flew around the bridge in a spiral motion to create a twisting and buckling movement on the bridge walkway.[5] The cables snapping, the bridge undulated and twisted intensely, pulling free of its piers, ultimately splitting in half and crashing violently into the Thames below, killing some Muggles who were crossing the bridge at the time.[6]

Behind the scenes

Appearances

Notes and references

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