English to Afrikaans Meaning :: bridgehead

Bridgehead :
vastrapplek
- vastrapplek

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Noun(1) an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies(2) a defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy

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(1) By the end of January he had secured his bridgehead in Tunisia and had given Rommel a safe enclave to move into.(2) American troops in the bridgehead became panic stricken.(3) The Third US Army seized a bridgehead at Oppenheim.(4) The force in the bridgehead disintegrated, the Germans remaining in possession of St. Germain.(5) Soviet authorities have argued they might have taken Berlin immediately after they established bridgeheads across the Oder.
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(1) bridgehead ::
vastrapplek
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Noun
1. foothold ::
vastrapplek
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