Bridgehead line - definition of bridgehead line by The Free Dictionary
The limit of the objective area in the development of the bridgehead. See also objective area.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Phase IV: Secure the bridgehead line
. The bridgehead line
was already secured and maintained by active Afghan patrols and traffic control points.
Once Turchin's brigade crossed, Smith pushed the bridgehead line
out farther--known today as seizure of an intermediate objective.
The 2BCT continued to build combat power on the far shore and eventually secured the bridgehead line