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  • Pliny the elder, the historian of the German campaigns, writes that she stood at the bridge-head to thank and congratulate the returning column.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • They swayed and tossed, and then, like water racing through an opened dam, they swept upon the bridge-head.

    The Moon Pool

  • Clothed in the armour of that mist, they pressed back from the bridge-head the invaders.

    The Moon Pool

  • The dead of the fortress lay thick around tower base and bridge-head.

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • Down from between the towers dropped a wide ramp, the approach to the bridge-head.

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • The soldiers of Karak were pouring down the ramp from the bridge-head.

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • He was threatening the enemy by a vast bridge-head across Jordan, as if he were about to cross a third time.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • The cavalry were all dismounted by the bridge-head, eating and drinking like business men.

    Twilight in Italy

  • The river ran swiftly, the soldiers, very haphazard and slack in uniform, real shack-bags, chewed their bread in large mouthfuls; the young lieutenant, who seemed to be an officer only by consent of the men, stood apart by the bridge-head, gravely.

    Twilight in Italy

  • Commerce (Nafcoc) congress in Sun City, Molefe said government believed black privanterprise was the bridge-head of economic growth and sustainable development.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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