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Synonyms for bridgehead

an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies

a defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy

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The loss of the bridge was regrettable, but army engineers had already erected pontoon bridges, and the bridgehead kept expanding.
But the American First Army, still working to enlarge the Remagen bridgehead, was told to stand ready for a breakout after March 22.
The Americans expanded the bridgehead while army engineers constructed a bridge connecting the banks during the day.
The corps's 87th Infantry Division faced determined opposition, including a counterattack at the bridgehead. The 89th Infantry Division crossed near St.
The helicopter-borne troops will capture the vital airport in the city to secure an air bridgehead to allow more troops to be flown in.
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