In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The Third US Army seized a bridgehead at Oppenheim.
- American troops in the bridgehead became panic stricken.
- By the end of January he had secured his bridgehead in Tunisia and had given Rommel a safe enclave to move into.
- The force in the bridgehead disintegrated, the Germans remaining in possession of St. Germain.
- Soviet authorities have argued they might have taken Berlin immediately after they established bridgeheads across the Oder.
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