List of Abbreviations and Symbols

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.

  • ACJ, Allied Council for Japan
  • AEF, Allied Expeditionary Force
  • ALRI, Indonesian Republic Navy
  • AMADJA, United States Army Military Assistant Detachment, Java
  • Anzac, Australia–New Zealand Army Corps
  • AURI, Indonesian Republic Air Force
  • AusDel, Australian Delegate (Delegation)
  • BC, Division of British Commonwealth Affairs, Department of State
  • BCOF, British Commonwealth Occupation Force (Japan)
  • BelDel, Belgian Delegate (Delegation)
  • BIO, bill on government for Indonesia during transition period (Netherlands)
  • CA, Division of Chinese Affairs, Department of State
  • CFM, Council of Foreign Ministers
  • CG, Consulate General
  • CIF, cost, insurance, and freight
  • CINCFE, Commander in Chief, Far East
  • Con-Gen, Consul General
  • Canst Con, constituent convention
  • CSGPO, Plans and Operations Division, General Staff, Office of the Chief of Staff, United States Army
  • DA, Division of Dependent Area, Affairs, Department of State
  • DAC, Department of the Army civilian
  • daerah, autonomous area (NEI)
  • Delga, series indicator for telegrams from the United States Delegation at the United Nations General Assembly
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DP, displaced person
  • DRB, Deconcentration Review, Board (Japan)
  • DS, Diplomatic Section, SCAP
  • E, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • ECA, Economic Cooperation Administration
  • ECAFE, Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East
  • EcoFinCom, Economic-finance committee, United Nations Good Offices Committee in the Netherlands East Indies
  • ECOSOC, Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • ERP, European Recovery Program
  • ESB, Economic Stabilization Board (Japan)
  • ESS, Economic and Scientific Section SCAP
  • EUR, Office of European Affairs, Department of State
  • ExIm, Export-Import Bank of Washington
  • ExtAff, Department of External Affairs (Australia)
  • FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice
  • FCN, Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation (treaty)
  • FDR, Front Deomcrasi Rajkat (NEI popular democratic front)
  • FE, Office of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FEC, Far Eastern Commission; Far East Command
  • FIC, French Indochina
  • FIG, Federal Interim Government (Indonesia)
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FSO, Foreign Service Officer
  • FY, fiscal year
  • G2, Army General Staff section dealing with intelligence at the divisional or higher level
  • GA, General Assembly of the United Nations
  • Gadel, series indicator for telegrams to the United States Delegation at the United Nations General Assembly
  • GARIOA, Government and Relief in Occupied Areas
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GOC, General Officer Commanding
  • GOC, United Nations Good Offices Committee in the Netherlands East Indies
  • Gocus, series indicator for telegrams from the United States Delegation on the United Nations Good Offices Committee in the Netherlands East Indies
  • GOI, Government of India
  • GOP, Government of Pakistan
  • GS, Government Section, SCAP
  • GSC, General Staff Corps, United States Army
  • HCLC, Holding Company Liquidation Commission (Japan)
  • HMG, His Majesty’s Government (United Kingdom)
  • HRC, High Representative of the Crown (Netherlands) in Indonesia
  • IBD, Division of International Broadcasting, Department of State
  • IC, Interim Committee of the United Nations General Assembly
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • IEFC, International Emergency Food Council
  • ILO, International Labor Organization
  • IMTFE, International Military Tribunal for Far East
  • Indo, Indonesian
  • IndoDel, Indonesian Republic Delegate (Delegation)
  • IS, Division of International Security Affairs, Department of State
  • Itcol, Italian colonies
  • ITO, International Trade Organization
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JUSMAG, Joint United States Military Advisory Group
  • KC, Korea Commission (see UNTCOK)
  • Kis, Komite Indonesia Serikat (NEI)
  • KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines
  • KNIP, Komite Nasional Indonesia Poesat (central Indonesian national committee)
  • ky , administrative district in French Indochina
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • MA, Military Attaché
  • Masjoemi (Masjumi), Moslem League (NEI)
  • mfn, most favored nation
  • MG, Military Government
  • MRP, Mouvement Républicain Populaire (French political party)
  • NA, Division of Northeast Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NAC, National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Problems
  • NCIU, National Congress of Industrial Unions (Japan)
  • NEFIS, NEI government information service
  • negara , state (NEI)
  • NEI, Netherlands East Indies
  • NethDel, Netherlands Delegate (Delegation)
  • niact, night action, communications indicator requiring attention by the recipient at any hour of the day or night
  • NOE, Division of Northern European Affairs, Department of State
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NT, national treatment
  • O, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Occupied Areas
  • OCI, Overseas Consultants, Inc.
  • OEEC, Organization for European Economic Cooperation
  • OJEIRF, Occupied Japan Export-Import Revolving Fund
  • P & O, Plans and Operations, Department of the Army
  • PhilCom, Philippine Command (United States Army)
  • PKI, Partai Komunis Indonesia (Indonesian Communist Party)
  • PNI, Partai Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian Nationalist Party)
  • Pol Ad, Political Adviser
  • PolCom, Political Committee, United Nations Good Offices Committee in the Netherlands East Indies
  • POW, Prisoner of War
  • PRL, Parti Républicain de la Liberté (French political party)
  • ProvFedGovt, Provisional Federal Government (NEI)
  • RCA, Radio Corporation of America
  • Recomba , Indonesian government commissioner for administrative affairs
  • reDeptel, regarding Department of State telegram
  • reourtel, regarding our telegram
  • Rep, Indonesian Republic(an)
  • RepubDel, Indonesian Republic(an) Delegate (Delegation)
  • reurad, regarding your radiogram
  • RFC, Reconstruction Finance Corporation
  • RGR, Rassemblement des Gauches Républicains (French political party)
  • RPF, Rassemblement du Peuple Français (French political party)
  • RVD, NEI government information service
  • RyCom, Ryukyus Command (United States Army)
  • SANACC, State-Army-Navy-Air Force Coordinating Committee
  • SC, Security Council of the United Nations
  • SCAF, communications indicator used on messages from the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force, to the Combined Chiefs of Staff
  • SCAP, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers in Japan
  • Scapin, SCAP instruction
  • SCINR, Special Committee for Implementation of November 1 Resolution (United Nations Security Council)
  • SCRes, United Nations Security Council Resolution
  • SEA, Division of Southeast Asian Affairs, Department of State; Southeast Asia
  • SKILA, South Korea Interim Legislative Assembly
  • SOA, Division of South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • SOBSI, Sentral Organisasi Boeroeh Seloeroeh Indonesia (Central Indonesian Trade Union Federation)
  • SPA, Office of Special Political Affairs, Department of State
  • SPC, South Pacific Commission
  • SteerCom, Steering Committee, United Nations Good Offices Committee in the Netherlands East Indies
  • SWNCC, State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee
  • SYG, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • TA, trade agreement
  • TNI, Tentara Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian National Army)
  • UDSR, Union Démocratique et Socialiste de la Résistance (French political party)
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNA, Office of United Nations Affairs, Department of State
  • UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
  • UNP, Division of United Nations Political Affairs, Department of State
  • UNSCOB, United Nations Special Committee on the Balkans
  • UNTCOK, United Nations Temporary Commission on Korea
  • urtel, your telegram
  • USAFIK, United States Army Forces in Korea
  • USAOGJA, United States Army Observer Group, Java
  • USDel, United States Delégate (Delegation)
  • Usgoc, series indicator for telegrams to the United States Delegation on the United Nations Good Offices Committee in the Netherlands East Indies
  • USI, United States of Indonesia
  • V–J day, the day of Japanese capitulation (September 2, 1945)
  • VOUSA, Voice of America
  • wali negara , head of state (NEI)
  • Zbgi, military message indicator
  • Zgcg, military message indicator
  • Zpol, military message indicator