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Abbreviations and Terms

  • AA, anti-aircraft
  • ADPC (also AD/OPC), Assistant Director for Policy Coordination
  • AFP, Agence France-Presse
  • AIOC, Anglo-Iranian Oil Company
  • ALR, Arthur L. Richards
  • Amb, Ambassador
  • AmConsul, American Consul(ate)
  • Amer, American
  • AP, Associated Press
  • ARAMCO, Arabian-American Oil Company
  • ARMISH, United States Military Mission with the Iranian Army
  • AWD, Allen W. Dulles
  • BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation
  • B/D, barrels per day
  • BMI, Bank Melli Iran
  • BNA, Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • BNE, Board of National Estimates, Directorate of Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • BOB, Bureau of the Budget
  • Brit, British
  • CFM, Council of Foreign Ministers
  • CGSAC, Commanding General, Strategic Air Command
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CINCNELM, Commander in Chief, United States Naval Forces, Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean
  • cld, could
  • CNE, Chief of the Near East and Africa Division, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • C/NEA (also CNEA) , Chief of the Near East and Africa Division, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Col., Colonel
  • Cominform, Communist Information Bureau (informal name of the Information Bureau of the Communist and Workers' Parties)
  • Conf, conference
  • Cons, Consuls; Consulates
  • conv, conversation
  • COS, Chief of Staff; Chief of Station
  • C/PAD, Chief of the Political Action Division, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CUCTU, Central United Council of Trade Unions (Iran)
  • DADPC, Deputy Assistant Director of Policy Coordination, Central Intelligence Agency
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCOS, Deputy Chief of Staff
  • DD/A, Deputy Director for Administration, Central Intelligence Agency
  • DDCI (also D/DCI), Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
  • DDE, Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • DDI (also DD/I), Deputy Director for Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • DDO, Deputy Director for Operations, (successor to the Deputy Director for Plans), Central Intelligence Agency
  • DDP (also DD/P), Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Depcirctel, Department circular telegram
  • Dept, Department
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DI, Directorate of Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • dissem, dissemination
  • div, division
  • DMS, Office of the Director of the Mutual Security Agency
  • DO, Directorate of Operations (successor to the Directorate of Plans), Central Intelligence Agency
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOS, Department of State
  • E&E, escape and evacuation
  • Emb, Embassy
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • EXIM, Export-Import Bank
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FBIS, Foreign Broadcast Information Service
  • FGW, Frank G. Wisner
  • finan, financial
  • FNU, first name unknown
  • FOA, Foreign Operations Administration
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G–2, military intelligence
  • Gen. (also Genl.), General
  • GER, Office of German Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • GOI, Government of Iran
  • govt, government
  • grp, group
  • GTI, Office of Greek, Turkish, and Iranian Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • HIM, His Imperial Majesty
  • HMG, His/Her Majesty's Government
  • HQS, headquarters
  • IAC, Intelligence Advisory Committee
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • immed, immediate
  • inf, infantry
  • intnatl, international
  • IranGov, Government of Iran
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JHW, John H. Waller
  • JIC, Joint Intelligence Committee (UK)
  • KR, Kermit Roosevelt
  • KUBARK, cryptonym for Central Intelligence Agency
  • KUCLUB, cryptonym for Office of Communications, Central Intelligence Agency
  • LWH, Loy W. Henderson
  • MA, military attaché
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • mbrs, members
  • MDAP, Mutual Defense Assistance Program
  • ME, Middle East
  • MFA, Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • mil, military
  • milatts, military attachés
  • MilGov, Military Governor
  • milsitrep, military situation report
  • Min, Minister
  • Min Court, Minister of Court
  • MinFonAff, Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • MinInt, Minister of the Interior
  • morn, morning
  • MSA, Mutual Security Administration
  • natl, national
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NE, Office of Near Eastern Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State; Near East
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State; Near East and Africa Division, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • negots, negotiations
  • NF, National Front (Iran)
  • NIACT, night action, communications indicator requiring attention by the recipient at any hour of the day or night
  • NIC, National Intelligence Council
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NIOC, National Iranian Oil Company
  • NMF, National Movement Faction
  • Noforn, no foreign dissemination
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • OCI, Office of Current Intelligence, Directorate of Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • ODACID, cryptonym for Department of State
  • ODDI, Office of the Deputy Director for Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • ODYOKE, cryptonym for U.S. Government
  • OIR, Office of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • ONE, Office of National Estimates, Directorate of Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • ONI, Office of Naval Intelligence
  • OPC, Office of Policy Coordination, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • ORR, Office of Research and Reports, Directorate of Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSD/ISA, International Security Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSO, Office of Special Operations, Central Intelligence Agency
  • PED, Petroleum Policy Staff, Office of International Materials Policy, Department of State
  • PM, Prime Minister; paramilitary
  • pol (also polit), political
  • PP, psychological and political
  • PPS, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • PriMin, Prime Minister
  • PSB, Psychological Strategy Board
  • recd, received
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • Ret., retired
  • RG, Record Group
  • ROK, Republic of Korea
  • rpt, repeat
  • rptd, repeated
  • RSFSR, Rossiyskaya Sovetskaya Federativnaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic)
  • SAC, Strategic Air Command
  • shld, should
  • SIS, Secret Intelligence Service (UK)
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SO, Special Operations
  • Sov, Soviet
  • S/P, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • svc, service
  • TCA, Technical Cooperation Administration, Department of State
  • TCI, Technical Cooperation Administration Mission in Iran
  • TEHE, Tehran
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • unn, unnumbered
  • ur, your
  • urtel, your telegram
  • US, United States
  • USA, United States Army
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USG, United States Government
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • Wash. , Washington
  • WBS, Walter Bedell Smith
  • WE, Western Europe
  • wld, would
  • Z, Zulu time (Greenwich Mean Time)
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