They then held the bridgehead at Nieuport and the whole western bank of the river.
In that case a clear road for retirement to a bridgehead would be open.
This left Jaffa within shell-fire, and it was necessary that we should recover the north bank and form a bridgehead.
They are going to attempt to set up a bridgehead on British soil.
In spite of losses, the Turks and their Arab allies pressed on and penetrated to the bridgehead.
Late in the afternoon the Germans forced their way forward from Tarnopol to as far as the Sereth bridgehead.
Miss Norman: Will you do me the honour to meet me at the bridgehead at half-past nine—practically at once?
When they reached the bridgehead on the side of the river remote from the fort, the enemy began to turn and run.
A strong assault on the bridgehead at Ivangorod met with the same terrible fate.
But Allan knew what it meant, and that the French battery had taken up a position where the gunners could command the bridgehead!