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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1955–1957, Western European Security and Integration, Volume IV


List of Abbreviations and Symbols

  • AB, Aktiebolaget (company)
  • ACEP, Advisory Committee on Export Policy
  • ADC, Air Defense Command
  • ADTC, Air Defense Technical Command; Allied Defense Tactical Communications
  • AE, atomic energy
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AF, Air Force
  • AFHQ, Allied Forces Headquarters
  • AFL-CIO, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • AFNE, Allied Forces Northern Europe
  • AFOAT, Air Force Office of Atomic Energy
  • AGIP, Azienda Generale Italiana Petroli (Italian General Petroleum Agency)
  • ALN, Armée de la Libération Nationale (Army of National Liberation)
  • Amb, Ambassador
  • AOC–ADC, Air Officer Commanding, Canadian Air Defense Command
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • Aramco, Arabian American Oil Company
  • ARS, Action Républicain et Sociale (French)
  • ASEA, Allmanna Svenska Elektriska Aktiebolaget (German Swedish Electric Company)
  • AWX, All weather aircraft interceptor (fighter plane)
  • BADGE, Basic Air Defense Ground Environment
  • BEM D, Bermuda Document
  • Benelux, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg
  • BNA, Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • BOAC, British Overseas Airways Corporation
  • BOMARC, Boeing-Michigan Aeronautical Center (area defense surface-to-air missile)
  • BOT, Board of Trade; Board of Transport (NATO); balance of trade
  • BP, Baghdad Pact
  • B/P, balance of payments
  • CA, circular airgram
  • CADIZ, Canadian Air Defense Identification Zone
  • CAGE, Combined Air Defense Ground Environment System
  • CARE, Cooperative for American Remittances to Everywhere
  • CD, Christian Democratic Party
  • CDA, Combined Development Agency
  • CDU, Christlich-Demokratische Union (Christian-Democratic Union); Coastal Defense Radar (for detecting U-boats)
  • CE, Council of Europe; Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army
  • CFEP, Council on Foreign Economic Policy
  • CGIL, Confederazione Generate Italiana del Lavoro (Italian General Confederation of Labor)
  • CGT, Confédération Générale du Travail (General Confederation of Labor)
  • ChiCom, Chinese Communist
  • CHINCOM, China Committee of the Paris Consultative Group
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CINCCHAN, Commander in Chief, Channel Command (NATO)
  • CINCEUR, Commander in Chief, Europe
  • CINCNE, Commander in Chief, Northeast Command
  • CINCNORAD, Commander in Chief, North American Air Defense Command
  • CINCNorth, Commander in Chief, North
  • CINCONAD, Commander in Chief, Continental Air Defense Command
  • CISL, Confederazione Italiana dei Sindicati Lavoro (Italian Confederation of Labor Unions)
  • CL, light cruiser
  • CLAA, anti-aircraft light cruiser
  • COCOM, Coordinating Committee, a subordinate body of the Paris Consultative Group
  • CODAR, Low frequency broad band acoustic radar
  • Colux, series indicator for telegrams for the United States Mission to the European Coal and Steel Community
  • COM, Chief of Mission
  • COMISCO, Committee of the International Socialist Conference
  • CP, Communist Party
  • CRO, Commonwealth Relations Office
  • CSC, Coal and Steel Community
  • CSUSA, Chief of Staff, United States Army
  • CT, country team
  • CVL, small aircraft carrier
  • CY, calendar year
  • DA, Defense Attaché, Department of the Army
  • DC, Democrazia Cristiana (Christian Democratic Party)
  • DD, destroyer; Department of Defense
  • DD/P, Office of Programs and Planning, International Cooperation Administration
  • DDE, destroyer escort
  • DE, destroyer escort
  • DEFREPNAMA, series indicator for telegrams from the Defense Adviser to USRO and Naval and Military Attachés
  • Depcirtel, Department of State circular telegram
  • Dept, Department
  • DEPTAR, Department of the Army
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DEW, Distant Early Warning
  • DLF, Development Loan Fund
  • DM, Deutschemark
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOT, dependent overseas territory
  • DRW, Division of Research for Western Europe, Department of State
  • Dulte, series indicator for telegrams from Secretary of State Dulles while away from Washington
  • E, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, Department of State; Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • ECA, Economic Cooperation Administration
  • ECAFE, Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East
  • ECE, Economic Commission for Europe
  • EconAd, Economic Adviser
  • EDC, European Defense Community
  • EFTA, European Free Trade Area
  • EM, European Movement; Emergency Movement
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • EMH, falling mass hazard
  • ENI, Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi (National Hydrocarbon Trust)
  • EOKA, Ethniki Organosis Kyprion Agoniston (National Organization of Cyprus Fighters)
  • EPA, European Productivity Authority
  • EPU, European Payments Union
  • ETW MC, Eden Talks Washington, Memorandum of Conversation
  • EUCOM, European Command, United States Army
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EURATOM, European Atomic Energy Community
  • EXIM Bank, Export-Import Bank
  • FAP, Foreign Air Program
  • FB, fighter bomber
  • FDR, Freie Demokratische Republik (Free Democratic Republic)
  • FE, Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs; Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FEC, Far Eastern Commission
  • FedRep, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FLN, (Algerian) National Liberation Front
  • FOA, Foreign Operations Administration
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FPC, Federal Power Commission
  • FTA, Free Trade Association
  • FY, financial or fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of State
  • GA, General Assembly of the United Nations
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GDR, German Democratic Republic
  • GEORG, Gemeinschaftsorganisation (Community Organization)
  • GER, Office of German Affairs, Department of State
  • GFR, German Federal Republic
  • GNP, gross national product
  • GOS, Government of Spain
  • GTI, Office of Greek, Turkish, and Iranian Affairs, Department of State
  • H, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations
  • HA, High Authority
  • HG, Head(s) of government
  • HMG, Her (His) Majesty’s Government
  • Hq, headquarters
  • H.R., House Resolution
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICA(W), International Cooperation Administration (Washington)
  • ICBM, intercontinental ballistic missile
  • ICFTU, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
  • IJC, International Joint Commission
  • ILC, International Law Commission
  • ILO, International Labor Organization
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INI, Instituto Nacional de Industria (National Institute of Industry)
  • IPC, International Petroleum Corporation
  • IRBM, intermediate-range ballistic missile
  • IRD, International Resources Division, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • IRI, Instituto per la Ricostruzione Industriale (Institute for Industrial Reconstruction)
  • ISA/MDAP, International Security Affairs/Mutual Defense Assistance Program
  • ITR, Office of International Trade and Resources, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JIMCO, Joint Industrial Mobilization Committee
  • JMAAG, Joint Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • JSC, Joint Service Chiefs
  • JUSMAG, Joint United States Military Advisory Group
  • loc, line of communication
  • LOFAR, Low Frequency Acquisition and Ranging; Low Frequency Analysis and Recording
  • Luxco, series indicator from telegrams to the European Coal and Steel Community
  • M+30, Mobilization Day + 30
  • MA, Military Attaché
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MB, missile bomber
  • MC, Military Committee (NATO)
  • MDA(P), Mutual Defense Assistance (Program)
  • ME, Middle East
  • MEDO, Middle East Defense Organization
  • MEEC, Middle East Emergency Committee
  • METO, Middle East Treaty Organization
  • MFN, most favored nation
  • MNA, Mouvement National Algérien (Algerian National Movement)
  • MOD, Ministry of Defense
  • MP, Member of Parliament
  • MRP, Mouvement Républicain Populaire (Popular Republican Movement)
  • MSA, Mutual Security Act, Mutual Security Assistance
  • MSC, coastal mine sweeper
  • MSI, Movimento Sociale Italiano (Italian Social Movement); inshore mine sweeper
  • MSO, ocean mine sweeper
  • MTW MC, Macmillan Talks Washington, Memorandum of Conversation
  • MWDP, Mutual Weapons Development Program
  • NA, Naval Attaché
  • NA, North Africa
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council; National Advisory Council
  • NAMA, Naval Aeronautical Material Area
  • NAMA, Naval Attaché-Military Attaché
  • NAMC, North Atlantic Military Committee
  • NAT, North Atlantic Treaty; North Atlantic Treaty Economic and Military Assistance Affairs, Office of European Regional Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • NEACC, Near Eastern Arms Coordinating Committee
  • Niact, night action, communications indicator requiring attention by the recipient at any hour of the day or night
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • Nike, United States Army rocket propelled missile
  • NIOC, National Iranian Oil Company
  • NORAD, North American Air Defense Command
  • Noforn, no foreign distribution
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • OCCF, Office Commun des Consommateurs de Ferraille (Common/Central Office of Consumers of Scrap Iron)
  • ODM, Office of Defense Mobilization
  • OEEC, Organization for European Economic Cooperation
  • OFD, Office of International Financial and Development Affairs, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • OIC, officer in charge
  • OIR, Office of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSP, offshore procurement
  • OTC, Organization for Trade Cooperation
  • PJBD, Permanent Joint Board on Defense
  • P, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs
  • PC, submarine chaser
  • PCE, patrol escort
  • PCF, Parti Communiste Française (Communist Party of France)
  • PCI, Partito Communista Italiana (Italian Communist Party)
  • PF, patrol frigate
  • PL, public law
  • PLI, Partito Liberale Italiana (Italian Liberal Party)
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • PNM, Partito Nazionale Monarchico (National Monarchist Party)
  • POL, petroleum, oil, lubricants
  • PolAd, Political Adviser
  • Polto, series indicator for telegrams from the United States Permanent Representative at the North Atlantic Council
  • PSDI, Partito Socialista Democratico Italiano (Social Democratic Party) (Italy)
  • PSI, Partito Socialista Italiano (Italian Socialist Party)
  • QR, quantitative restrictions
  • RA, Office of European Regional Affairs, Department of State
  • RAF, Royal Air Force
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • RF, reconnaissance fighter
  • RGR, Rassemblement de la Gauche Républicaine (Assembly of the Republican Left) (France)
  • RNAF, Royal Norwegian Air Force
  • RPF, Rassemblement du Peuple Français (Rally of the French People)
  • RRP, Refugee Relief Program
  • S/AE, Office of the Special Assistant to the Secretary of State for Atomic Energy Affairs
  • SAC, Strategic Air Command
  • SACEUR, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
  • SACLANT, Supreme Allied Command, Atlantic
  • SAGE, Semi-Automatic Ground Environment System
  • SAS, Scandinavian Airways System
  • SC, Security Council of the United Nations; submarine chaser
  • SCUA, Suez Canal Users Association
  • SDMICC, State–Defense Military Information Control Committee
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams to the Department of State from the Secretary of State (or his delegation) when at international conferences
  • SETAF, Southern European Task Force
  • SFIO, Société Française de l’Internationale Ouvrière (French Society of International Socialists)
  • SG, Standing Group of the Military Committee of the North Atlantic Council
  • SGN, Standing Group, NATO
  • SHAFE, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Forces, Europe
  • SHAPE, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers, Europe
  • SKDL, Suomen Kansan Demokriaaddinen Liiddo (Finnish Peoples Democratic League)
  • SOF, status of forces
  • SOSUS, sound surveillance system
  • Sov, Soviet
  • SPD, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany)
  • SRS/DDI, Special Research Staff, Deputy Director for Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • SS, submarine
  • SUNFED, Special United Nations Fund for Economic Development
  • TA/CM, trade area/common market
  • TE, technical exchange; table of equipment
  • Tedul, series indicator for telegrams to Secretary of State Dulles while he was away from Washington
  • Todef, series indicator for telegrams to the Defense Advisor to the United States Representative to European Regional Organizations
  • Toica, series indicator for telegrams to the International Cooperation Administration in Washington from its missions abroad
  • Topol, series indicator for telegrams to the United States Permanent Representative at the North Atlantic Council
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the Secretary of State (or his delegation) at international conferences
  • U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • UDSR, Union Démocratique et Socialiste de la Résistance (Democratic Socialist Resistance Union)
  • UE, unit equipment
  • UFF, Union et Fraternité Français (Union of French Brotherhood)
  • UIL, Unione Italiana del Lavoro (Italian Union of Labor)
  • UK(G), United Kingdom (Government)
  • UN(O), United Nations (Organization)
  • UNEF, United Nations Emergency Force
  • UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNISCAN, United Kingdom and Scandinavia
  • UNRRA, United Nations Relief and Reconstruction Agency
  • UNTCOK, United Nations Temporary Commission on Korea
  • UNTSO, United Nations Truce Supervision Organization
  • UP, Unité Populaire (People’s Unity Party) (France)
  • USA, United States Army
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USCINCEUR, United States Commander in Chief, Europe
  • USDel, United States Delegation
  • USDel/MC, United States Delegation, Memorandum of Conversation
  • USEA, United States European Agencies
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USNMAR, United States National Military Representative
  • USOM(/F), United States Operations Mission (in France)
  • USRAF, Union pour le Salut et le Renouveau de l’Algérie française (Union for the Safety and Resurrection of French Algeria)
  • USRO, United States Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations
  • USUN, United States Mission at the United Nations
  • WE, Office of Western European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • WEU, Western European Union
  • WG, working group
  • WPC, World Peace Conference