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.

  • ACJ, Allied Council for Japan
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AMIK, American Mission in Korea
  • AmRep, American Representative (Korea)
  • AP, Associated Press
  • APOs, Allied political officers (Japan)
  • AusDel, Australian Delegate (or Delegation)
  • BelDel, Belgian Delegate (or Delegation)
  • Benelux, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg
  • BFO, Bijeenkomst voor federaal Overleg (Assembly for Federal Consultation, or Federal Consultative Council, Indonesia)
  • BIO, bill on government for Indonesia during transition period (Netherlands)
  • C 1, Committee 1, Far Eastern Commission
  • C 2, Committee 2, Far Eastern Commission
  • C 4, Committee 4, Far Eastern Commission
  • CA, circular airgram; or Division (after October 3, 1949, Office) of Chinese Affairs, Department of State
  • Cantel, series indicator for telegrams from branch of the United States Embassy in China at Canton
  • CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
  • CG, Commanding General; or Coast Guard
  • CGO, Committee of Good Offices (see GOC)
  • CHO, cease-hostilities order (Indonesia)
  • CIC, Counter Intelligence Corps
  • CINCFE, Commander in Chief, Far East
  • cirtel, circular telegram
  • CJB, Central Joint Board (Indonesia cease-hostilities military group)
  • CNAC, China National Aviation Corporation
  • CNR, Canadian National Railways
  • COMNAVFE, U.S. Commander of Naval Forces, Far East
  • COMRYKOM, Commanding, Ryukyus Command
  • ConGen, Consul General
  • CP, Communist Party
  • CRO, Commonwealth Relations Office (London)
  • CSUSA, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
  • DA, Department of the Army (U.S.)
  • daerah , autonomous area (Indonesia)
  • DEC, French unit (headed by Colonel Fourcaud) in Indochina
  • Depins, Department instruction
  • Dept, Department of State
  • Deptel, Department telegram
  • DRR, Deconcentration Review Board (Japan)
  • E, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • ECA, Economic Cooperation Administration
  • ECAFE, Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East
  • EE, Division (after October 3, 1949, Office) of Eastern European Affairs, Department of State
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • ESS, Economic and Scientific Section, Office of the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers in Japan
  • ETA, estimated time of arrival
  • FACC, Foreign Assistance Correlation Committee (Korea)
  • FBIS, Foreign Broadcast Intelligence Service
  • FCN, friendship, commerce, and navigation (treaty)
  • FE, Office (after October 3, 1949, Bureau) of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FEC, Far Eastern Commission; or Far East Command
  • FIC, French Indochina
  • FIG, Federal Interim Government (Indonesia)
  • FLC, Foreign Liquidation Commissioner, Department of State
  • FonAff, Foreign Affairs
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FSO, Foreign Service Officer
  • FTC, Fair Trade Commission (Japan)
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G, Deputy Under Secretary of State
  • G–2, Intelligence section (U.S. Army)
  • GA, General Assembly of the United Nations
  • GARIOA, Government and Relief in Occupied Areas
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GHQ, General Headquarters
  • GI, Government Issue (U.S. Army personnel)
  • GIC, Government of Indochina
  • Gimo, Generalissimo (Chiang Kai-shek, China)
  • GOC, United Nations Good Offices Committee in Indonesia; or General Officer Commanding
  • Gocus, series indicator for telegrams to the Department of State from the U.S. member of the United Nations Good Offices Committee in Indonesia
  • GOI, Government of India
  • HOLC, Holding Company Liquidation Commission (Japan)
  • Hicus, series indicator for telegrams to the Department of State from the U.S. member of the United Nations Commission for Indonesia at The Hague conference
  • HMG, His (Britannic) Majesty’s Government
  • HRC, High Representative of the Crown (Netherlands) in Indonesia
  • IC, Indochina
  • ICAO, International Civil Aviation Organization
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice (The Hague)
  • ID, Intelligence Division (Korea)
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • IMTFE, International Military Tribunal for Far East
  • Indo, Indonesian
  • IndoDel, Indonesian Republic Delegate (or Delegation)
  • IPS, International Prosecution Section, International Military Tribunal, Tokyo
  • ITO, International Trade Organization
  • ITU, International Telecommunication Union
  • JCOS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JMAC, Joint Munitions Allocation Committee (U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff)
  • JUSMAG, Joint U.S. Military Advisory Group
  • KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines
  • KMAG, U.S. Military Advisory Group to the Republic of Korea
  • KNIL, Royal Netherlands Indonesian Army
  • KNIP, Komite Nasional Indonesia Poesat (Komisi Nasional Indonesia Pusat), central Indonesian national committee (central Indonesian national assembly, or provisional parliament of Indonesian Republic)
  • KODM’s, anti-Netherlands group in Indonesia
  • KSF, Korean Security Forces
  • ky , administrative district in French Indochina (e.g., Cochin-China)
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • LJC’s, local joint committees (of cease-hostilities period) in Indonesia
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • Masjoemi (Masjumi), Moslem League (Indonesia)
  • ME, Middle East
  • Merdeka , Indonesian for Freedom
  • mfn, most favored nation
  • MilEx, Military Executive Board (Indonesia)
  • MilObs, Military Observers for Batavia consular corps
  • MVD, Ministry of Internal Affairs (U.S.S.R.)
  • mydes, my despatch
  • NA, Division (after October 3, 1949, Office) of Northeast Asian Affairs, Department of State; or Naval Attaché
  • NAC, National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Problems
  • NAP, North Atlantic Pact
  • NEA, Office of Near Eastern and African Affairs (after October 3, 1949, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs), Department of State
  • negara , state (Indonesia)
  • NEI, Netherlands East Indies
  • NethDel, Netherlands Delegate (or Delegation)
  • niact, night action, communications indicator requiring attention by the recipient at any hour of the day or night
  • NME, National Military Establishment
  • NPC, National Preparatory Committee (Indonesian pre-independence unit)
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NWA, Northwest Airlines
  • NYA, National Youth Administration
  • O, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Occupied Areas
  • OCI, Overseas Consultants, Inc. (New York)
  • OEEC, Organization for European Economic Cooperation
  • OFLC, Office of Foreign Liquidation Commissioner, Department of State
  • OIR, Office of Intelligence Research, Department of State
  • OSR, Office of the Special Representative in Europe for the Economic Cooperation Administration
  • P&O, Plans and Operations, Army Department
  • PC, patrol vessel, submarine chaser
  • PCJ, Netherlands broadcasting system
  • PKI, Partai Komunis Indonesia (Indonesian Communist Party)
  • PMAG, Provisional Military Advisory Group
  • POL, petroleum, oil, and lubricants
  • PolAd, Political Adviser
  • PPS, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • PSA, Office of Philippine and Southeast Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • PX, Post Exchange (U.S. Army)
  • RCT, Regimental Combat Team
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • Rep, Indonesian Republic; or representative
  • reps, representatives
  • RepubDel, Indonesian Republic (an) Delegate (or Delegation)
  • Repubs, Indonesian Republicans
  • res, resolution
  • reurtels, regarding your telegrams
  • RFC, Reconstruction Finance Corporation
  • RIS, Republik Indonesia Serikat (United Republic of Indonesia, or United States of Indonesia)
  • ROK, Republic of Korea
  • ROTC, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps
  • RPF, French People’s Rally
  • RTC, Round Table Conference (The Hague)
  • RUSI, Republic of United States of Indonesia
  • S, Secretary of State (or Office of the)
  • S/P, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • SANACC, State-Army-Navy-Air Force Coordinating Committee (successor of SWNCC)
  • SC, Security Council of the United Nations; or Far Eastern Commission steering committee
  • SCAP, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers in Japan
  • Scapin, SCAP instruction
  • SEA, Division of Southeast Asian Affairs, Department of State; or Southeast Asia
  • SKLP, South Korean Labor Party
  • SOA, Division (after October 3, 1949, Office) of South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • SQL, status quo line (Indonesian truce)
  • SWNCC, State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee
  • SYG, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • TBA, Territoriaal Bestuurs Adviseurs (Netherlands East Indies term for territories of Djambi, Tapanuli, Benkulen, Lampongs, Minankabbau Siak, Indragiri, and Pagaralam in Sumatra)
  • TDY, temporary duty
  • Telcan, series indicator for telegrams to branch of the United States Embassy in China at Canton
  • TNI, Tentara Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian National army)
  • UNA, Office (after October 3, 1949, Bureau) of United Nations Affairs, Department of State
  • UNCFIN, United Nations Commission for Indonesia
  • UNCI, United Nations Commission for Indonesia
  • UNCOK, United Nations Commission on Korea
  • UNCOM, United Nations Commission
  • UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNO, United Nations Organization
  • UNOGA, United Nations Organization General Assembly
  • UNP, Division of United Nations Political Affairs (after October 3, 1949, Office of United Nations Political and Security Affairs), Department of State
  • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
  • UNSEC, United Nations Secretary-General
  • UNSYG, United Nations Secretary-General
  • UPU, Universal Postal Union
  • urdes, your despatch
  • URI, United Republic of Indonesia
  • urinfo, your information
  • urtel, your telegram
  • USAFIK, U.S. Army Forces in Korea
  • USDel, U.S. Delegate (or Delegation)
  • Usgoc, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the U.S. member of the United Nations Good Offices Committee in Indonesia
  • Ushic, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the U.S. member of the United Nations Commission for Indonesia at The Hague conference
  • USI, United States of Indonesia
  • USIE, U.S. Information and Educational Exchange Program
  • USIS, U.S. Information Service
  • USPolAd, U.S. Political Adviser
  • USUN, U.S. Mission at the United Nations
  • VOA, Voice of America (broadcasts)
  • VOUSA, Voice of America
  • wali negara , head of State (Indonesia)
  • WE, Division (after October 3, 1949, Office) of Western European Affairs, Department of State
  • Weeka, weekly, inter-agency, summary analysis from United States diplomatic missions
  • WU, Western Union
  • YMS, motor mine sweeper