One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A strong position secured by an army inside enemy territory from which to advance or attack.‘moving south-west out of the bridgehead, Rommel's troops came upon two battalions of B1 tanks’figurative ‘polls suggest the party could establish a strong bridgehead in the constituency’
- ‘The Third US Army seized a bridgehead at Oppenheim.’
- ‘By the end of January he had secured his bridgehead in Tunisia and had given Rommel a safe enclave to move into.’
- ‘The force in the bridgehead disintegrated, the Germans remaining in possession of St. Germain.’
- ‘American troops in the bridgehead became panic stricken.’
- ‘Soviet authorities have argued they might have taken Berlin immediately after they established bridgeheads across the Oder.’
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