An attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Close by the bridgehead was a curious structure like a huge beehive, about ten feet high and built of stone blocks. From Wordnik.com. [Flashman And The Mountain Of Light]
The TUV founder predicted victory would form a "bridgehead" which would win the party seats in next year's assembly elections. From Wordnik.com. [Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com] Reference
Zeitzler: We could try to form a small bridgehead. From Wordnik.com. [Barbarossa]
San before the strongly fortified bridgehead of Radymno. From Wordnik.com. [New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915] Reference
The Cavalry took on a bridgehead about 60 miles from Baghdad. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Mar 27, 2003] Reference
They are bombing the hotly contested bridgehead at Krymskaja. From Wordnik.com. [Stuka Pilot]
Italy could provide a bridgehead in Europe for Libyan interests. From Wordnik.com. [Libya's Stakes in Italian Bank Touch a Nerve] Reference
The net result of this affair was the formation of a bridgehead at. From Wordnik.com. [With Our Army in Palestine] Reference
Companies who guaranteed destruction of a bridgehead, or of Special. From Wordnik.com. [The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry] Reference
The bridgehead of Radymno consisted of a threefold line of field works. From Wordnik.com. [New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915] Reference
The A.A. defense is as furious as at other crucial points of the Kuban bridgehead. From Wordnik.com. [Stuka Pilot]
At this time there were few troops on the bridgehead east of the Canal de l'Escaut. From Wordnik.com. [The Story of the "9th King's" in France] Reference
Koschnitza, Grigoriopol and the bridgehead at Butor are names we shall long remember. From Wordnik.com. [Stuka Pilot]
He followed the first Lannacha wave, which had flown to clear a bridgehead on the raft. From Wordnik.com. [The Earth Book of Stormgate]
It seems to be indispensable that airborne troops should establish a bridgehead for landing. From Wordnik.com. [Operation Sea Lion]
He sat there, shook his head, he said, two of those would have wiped out my Normandy bridgehead. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Jun 8, 2003] Reference
The Bishop's Palace, which stood near the left bank bridgehead, was utterly destroyed, the glorious. From Wordnik.com. [From a Terrace in Prague] Reference
The bridgehead is constantly being extended and every day the Soviets pour in more men and material. From Wordnik.com. [Stuka Pilot]
From that date reports from Vienna recorded continuous and heavy Italian attacks from the bridgehead at. From Wordnik.com. [New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915] Reference
South of us meanwhile the situation has also changed, and our bridgehead at Nikopol has been abandoned. From Wordnik.com. [Stuka Pilot]
Upwards of 1,500 of the defenders were captured or killed, and the small remnant evacuated the bridgehead. From Wordnik.com. [Lectures on Land Warfare; A tactical Manual for the Use of Infantry Officers An Examination of the Principles Which Underlie the Art of Warfare, with Illustrations of the Principles by Examples Taken from Military History, from the Battle of Thermopylae, B.C. 480, to the Battle of the Sambre, November 1-11, 1918] Reference
The Luftwaffe, on the other hand, wished to use them as a mobile reserve after the bridgehead had been established. From Wordnik.com. [Operation Sea Lion]
This left Jaffa within shell-fire, and it was necessary that we should recover the north bank and form a bridgehead. From Wordnik.com. [The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918] Reference
There is, for instance, the bridgehead tower on the Mala Strana side, a graceful monument to Charles's gracious days. From Wordnik.com. [From a Terrace in Prague] Reference
One morning after the receipt of an urgent report our Wing takes off in the direction of the bridgehead at Kletskaja. From Wordnik.com. [Stuka Pilot]
The Uzbekistan bridgehead and huge ferry port were build in the '80s to supply the Soviet occupation forces in Afghanistan. From Wordnik.com. [The Fight For Mazar] Reference
They'd been crossing as far up as Hurree-ke, and I suppose they'd made a bridgehead of about thirty miles, but I ain't certain. From Wordnik.com. [Flashman and the Mountain of Light]
If and when Hoth's columns drew level with the bridgehead at Nizhne-Chirskaya, the 48th Panzer Corps would attempt to cross the Don. From Wordnik.com. [Barbarossa]
Through the woods we could see two guns planted in the road at the bridgehead, and a squadron of dismounted cavalry supporting them. From Wordnik.com. [The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, February, 1886. The Bay State Monthly, Volume 4, No. 2, February, 1886.] Reference
To the east and the southeast the Soviets are continuously battering against our bridgehead at Nikopol, chiefly from the Melitopol area. From Wordnik.com. [Stuka Pilot]
At Matigny he was ordered by the Major-General with half his force to guard the Offoy bridgehead and with the other half to hold Voyennes. From Wordnik.com. [The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry] Reference
The biggest of these is near the village of Kletskaja and this bridgehead on the west bank of the Don is most vigilantly defended by flak. From Wordnik.com. [Stuka Pilot]
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