List of abbreviations, symbols, and code names

Editor’s Note.—This list does not include standard abbreviations in common Usage; unusual abbreviations of rare occurrence which are clarified at appropriate points; and those abbreviations and contractions which, although uncommon, are Understandable from the context.

  • ACC , Allied Control Commission
  • AGRI , Department of Agriculture
  • AIOC , Anglo-Iranian Oil Company
  • Amdel , American Delegation (at the Council of Foreign Ministers or at the United Nations)
  • Amfoge , Allied Mission to Observe the Greek Elections
  • Amfoge II , Allied Mission to Observe the Revision of Greek Electoral Lists
  • AmLeg , American Legation
  • AP , Associated Press
  • ARAMCO , Arabian American Oil Company
  • BMA , British Military Authority
  • CCP , Cabinet Committee on Palestine
  • CFM , Council of Foreign Ministers
  • cirtel , circular telegram
  • COMC , Department of Commerce
  • ComGenUSFA , Commanding General, United States Forces in Austria
  • ComGenUSFET , Commanding General, United States Forces in the European Theater
  • DelAm , American Delegation (at the Council of Foreign Ministers)
  • Delsec , Indicator for ‘telegrams from the United States Delegation to the Council of Foreign Ministers, or the Paris Peace Conference, at times headed by the Secretary of State
  • DelUN , indicator for telegrams from the United States Delegation at the London meetings of the United Nations
  • Deptel , Department of State telegram
  • DP , Displaced persons
  • EA , Ethniki Allilengyi (National Solidarity), the EAM relief organization in Greece
  • EAM , Ethnikon Apeleftherotikon Metopon (National Liberation Front), a resistance group controlled by the Communist Party of Greece
  • eco , economic
  • ECOSOC , Economic and Social Council (UN)
  • EE , Division of Eastern European Affairs, Department of State
  • ELAS , Ethnikos Laikos Apeleftherotikos Stratos (National People’s Liberation Army), the military arm of EAM in Greece
  • Embtel , Embassy telegram
  • EUR , Office of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Eximbank , Export-Import Bank of Washington
  • FLC , (Office of the) Foreign Liquidation Commissioner, Department of State
  • FO , Foreign Office
  • FonAff , Foreign Affairs
  • FonMin , Foreign Minister
  • FonOff , Foreign Office
  • ForMin , Foreign Minister
  • GA , General Assembly (UN)
  • IARA , Inter-Allied Reparation Agency
  • Int Bank , International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Interbank , International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • IO , Reference and Documents Section, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IPC , Iraq Petroleum Company
  • JA , Jewish Agency for Palestine
  • JCS , Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • KKE , Kommunistikon Komma Ellados, the Communist Party of Greece
  • kms , kilometers
  • Le , Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • MA , Military Attaché
  • ME , Division of Middle Eastern Affairs, Department of State; or Middle East
  • MEI , Division of Middle Eastern and Indian Affairs, Department of State
  • MESC , Middle East Supply Center
  • MID , Military Intelligence Division (War Department)
  • mytel , my telegram
  • NAC , National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Problems
  • NE , Division of Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA , Office of Near Eastern and African Affairs, Department of State
  • Niact , Communications indicator requiring attention by the recipient at any hour of the day or night
  • NOF , Narodnoosloboditelniot front (National Liberation Front) successor to SNOF in 1946
  • OFD , Office of Financial and Development Policy, Department of State
  • OFLC , Office of the Foreign Liquidation Commissioner, Department of State
  • OSS , Office of Strategic Services
  • ourtel , our telegram
  • PAL , Palestine
  • PED , Petroleum Division, Department of State
  • PPA , Parti du Peuple Algérien (Algerian People’s Party)
  • PriMin , Prime Minister
  • RAF , Royal Air Force (British)
  • SAG , Saudi Arabian Government
  • SC , Security Council (UN)
  • SE , Division of South European Affairs, Department of State
  • Secdel , indicator for telegrams to the United States Delegation to the Council of Foreign Ministers, or the Paris Peace Conference, at times headed by the Secretary of State
  • SNOF , Slavomakedonski narodnoosloboditelniot front (Slav-Macedonian National Liberation Front), a pro-Yugoslav partisan movement operating in Greek Macedonia
  • SPA , Office of Special Political Affairs, Department of State
  • SSU , Strategic Services Unit, War Department
  • SWN , State-War-Navy (Departments)
  • SWNCC , State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee
  • SYG , Secretary-General (UN)
  • TWA , Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc.
  • UNdel , indicator for telegrams from the United States Delegation at the London meetings of the United Nations; refers also to the Delegation
  • Under Sec , Under Secretary of State
  • UNO , United Nations Organization
  • UNRRA , United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
  • UP , United Press
  • ur , your
  • urtel , your telegram
  • USdel , United States Delegation
  • USFET , United States Forces in the European Theater
  • USG , United States Government
  • X (Xites) , Royalist terrorist organizations in Greece
  • USPolAd , United States Political Adviser for Germany, at Berlin
  • ZOA , Zionist Organization of America