|"Is this all real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"
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|First World War|
Muggle military conflitct
During the war, British Minister for Magic Archer Evermonde was responsible for passing emergency legislation forbidding wizards and witches to get involved, in an attempt to prevent mass breaches of the International Statue of Secrecy. This did not prevent thousands of wizards from aiding Muggles discreetly and where they could. This posture earned Minister Evermonde the public condemnation of Wizengamot member Henry Potter, which caused a minor stir at the time.
Behind the scenes
- While Rolanda Hooch's line in the GBA video game adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone refers to the "Great War", there are differences in some of the translations to other languages. In the Brazilian Portuguese translation, Hooch talks about the Second World War ("Segunda Guerra"), as she does in the Danish translation ("2. verdenskrig"). In the German translation, Hooch refers only to "des Krieges" ("the war") while in the French one, she specifies that it was "la guerre de 1914–1918" ("the war of 1914–1918").
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game) (Mentioned only)
- Pottermore (Mentioned only)