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Synonyms for beachhead

a bridgehead on the enemy's shoreline seized by an amphibious operation

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an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments

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Most surprisingly, the Force had a defensive mission: To hold the line along the swampy eastern wing of the Anzio beachhead.
Mikkelsen said NZTE's Beachheads program is designed for high-growth New Zealand companies committed to growing internationally.
The same basic options remain in place: Israel can insist on existing as a beachhead, a garrison state for which each war is merely a battle in a longer conflict it is destined to lose.
Truscott ordered his staff to pull the "201" personnel files for all the men on the beachhead.
He predicted that each withdrawal would diminish the fighting strength of his forces and lead ultimately to the occupation of beachheads where the troops could do no more than hang on.
Cronkite covered World War II - landing with the invading Allied troops in North Africa, covering the battle of the North Atlantic in 1942, taking part in the Normandy beachhead assaults in 1944 and participating as one of the first newsmen in B-17 raids over Germany.
The Dubai Beachhead now supports 12 of those companies--it is run by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), and focuses on the Middle East/Africa region.
But Consolo does see a trend of higher end tenants progressively advancing south down the Broadway corridor from luxury hotspot, Columbus Circle, which has been something of a beachhead for elite retailers.
The PCL, to them, wasn't the same after the Dodgers and Giants left New York in 1957 and established a new West Coast beachhead.
Imperva has done an excellent job of establishing a beachhead in Europe," said Jonathan Mepsted.
Not only are we going to be helping American companies with their global real estate needs, but many Asian and Latin companies will be looking to establish a commercial beachhead in New York.
Chairman of the NZ/US Beachhead Advisory Board, for instance, is Professor David Teece, chairman of LECG, a leading economic consulting services firm, and Mitsubishi Bank Professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkely.
The Germans were watching from high above the Anzio beachhead, a 12-mile stretch of sand in Italy, and now and then, they would shoot a flare to catch sight of the Americans.
In addition, even though Eclipse adoption has almost doubled in the last six months, over 30% of Asian developers use Macromedia Studio 8, further establishing Adobe's beachhead in this fast growing development arena.