List of Abbreviations and Symbols

  • A/FBO, Office of Foreign Buildings, Department of State
  • AA, Armistice Agreement; Asian-African
  • AAA, anti-aircraft artillery
  • AC/S, Assistant Chief of Staff (Army)
  • ACSI, Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Department of the Army
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AEDF, Asian Economic Development Fund
  • AFP, Armed Forces of the Philippines
  • AFPFL, Anti-Fascist People’s Freedom League (Burmese political party)
  • ANZUS, Australia, New Zealand, United States
  • AP, Associated Press
  • ARAMCO, Arabian-American Oil Company
  • ARMA, Army Attaché
  • ARMATT, Army Attaché
  • AURI, Angkatan Udara Republic Indonesia (Indonesian Air Force)
  • BNA, Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • C, Counselor; Office of the Counselor, Department of State
  • C/S, Chief of Staff
  • CA, Office of Chinese Affairs, Department of State; Circular Airgram
  • CAT, Civil Air Transport
  • CT, California Texas Oil Company, Limited
  • CCPT, Chinese Communist Party in Thailand
  • CDPC, Community Development Program Commission (Philippines)
  • CE/CI, counter-espionage and counterintelligence
  • CEB, Combined Economic Board
  • CF, Conference File
  • CG FEAF, Commanding General, Far Eastern Air Forces
  • CGAFFE/ARMYEIGHT, Commanding General, U.S. Forces in the Far East/Eighth Army
  • ChiCom, Chinese Communist
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIC, Counter-intelligence Corps
  • CID, Criminal Investigation Division
  • CINCAFPAC, Commander in Chief, Army Forces, Pacific
  • CINCFE, Commander in Chief, Far East
  • CINCLANTFLT, Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet
  • CINCNELM, Commander in Chief, United States Naval Forces, Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean
  • CINCPAC, Commander in Chief, Pacific
  • CINCPACFLT, Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet
  • CINCPACREPPHIL, Commander in Chief, Pacific’s Representive in the Philippines
  • CINCUNC, Commander in Chief, United Nations Command
  • CINCUSARPAC, Commander in Chief, United States Army, Pacific
  • CIO, Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • COCOM, Coordinating Committee of the Paris Consultative Group of nations working to control export of strategic goods to Communist countries
  • COM13thAF, Commander, United States 13th Air Force
  • COMDT MARCORPS, Commandant, Marine Corps
  • COMFEAF, Commander, Far East Air Forces
  • COMNAVFE, Commander, United States Naval Forces in the Far East
  • COMNAVPHIL, Commander, United States Naval Forces in the Philippines
  • COMPHILCOM, Commander, United States Forces in the Philippines
  • COMSEVENTHFLT, Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet
  • COMSIXTHFLT, Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet
  • COMUS, Commander, United States Forces
  • cos, companies
  • CPR, Chinese People’s Republic
  • CPT, Communist Party in Thailand
  • CX, U.S. Army telegram indicator
  • CY, Calendar Year
  • DA, Department of the Army; developmental assistance
  • DA IN, Department of the Army incoming telegram
  • DC, Diplomatic Corps
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DD, destroyer
  • DE, destroyer escort
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DFS, Direct Forces Support
  • DI, Darul Islam (House of Islam), Indonesian political movement
  • DMZ, Demilitarized Zone
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DRF, Division of Research for the Far East, Department of State
  • DS, defense support
  • Dulte, series indicator for telegrams from Secretary of State Dulles while away from Washington
  • DZ, Demilitarized Zone
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • E/OFD, Office of International Finance and Development Affairs, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • ECA, Economic Cooperation Administration
  • ECM, electronic countermeasures
  • Emb, Embassy
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EX-IM, Export-Import Bank
  • FBIS, Foreign Broadcast Information Service
  • FCN, Friendship, Commerce and Navigation (Treaty)
  • FE, Far East; Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FE/EX, Office of the Executive Director, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FEC, Far East Command
  • finec, financial and economic
  • FMRA, Office of Foreign Military Rights Affairs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • FN, Division of Financial Affairs, Department of State
  • FOA, Foreign Operations Administration
  • f.o.b., free on board
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister
  • FY, Fiscal Year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of State; after 1955, the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • GA, General Assembly
  • GNP, gross national product
  • GPF, Gendarmérie Patrol Force (Thailand)
  • GSC, General Staff Corps
  • GUB, Government of the Union of Burma
  • H, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations
  • HICOM, High Commissioner
  • HM, His/Her Majesty
  • HMG, His/Her Majesty’s Government
  • Holto, series indicator for telegrams sent to the International Cooperation Administration from the Director, John B. Hollister
  • HQ FEC, Headquarters, Far East Command
  • HRH, His/Her Royal Highness
  • IAC, Intelligence Advisory Committee
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICA, International Cooperation Administration
  • Icato, series indicator for telegrams originating with the International Cooperation Administration
  • ICC, International Control Commission
  • ICFTU, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INS, International News Service
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IPKI, Ikatan Pendukung Kemerdekaan Indonesia (League of Upholders of Indonesian Independence)
  • ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • ITR, Office of International Trade and Resources, Department of State
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JIC, Joint Intelligence Committee
  • JUSMAG, Joint United States Military Advisory Group
  • JUSMAGPHIlL, Joint United States Military Advisory Group in the Philippines
  • KM, kilometers
  • KMT, Kuomintang (Nationalist Party), Republic of China
  • KNDO, Karen National Defense Organization (Burma)
  • KPM, Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij, Dutch-owned interinsular shipping company in Indonesia
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/E, Office of the Assistant Adviser for Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • L/FE, Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser for Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • LPM, Labor Party of Malaya
  • LSM, landing ship, medium
  • LST, landing ship, tank
  • L/UNA, Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser for United Nations Affairs, Department of State
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • Masjumi, Madjelis Sjuro Muslimin Indonesia (Council of the Indonesian Moslem Association)
  • MBA, Military Bases Agreement
  • MC, Office of Munitions Control, Department of State
  • MCP, Malayan Communist Party
  • MDA, Mutual Defense Assistance; Agreement
  • MDAP, Mutual Defense Assistance Program
  • MDT, Mutual Defense Treaty
  • Memcon, Memorandum of conversation
  • MIG, Soviet fighter aircraft
  • MILBA, Military Bases Agreement
  • MIT, Military Inspection Team
  • MLG, Manila Liaison Group
  • MNP, Ministry of National Planning
  • MP, Member of Parliament
  • MRLA, Malayan Races Liberation Army
  • MSA, Mutual Security Act; Mutual Security Assistance
  • msg, message
  • MSP, Mutual Security Program
  • MTUC, Malayan Trade Union Council
  • mytel, my telegram
  • NA, Office of Northeast Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NEC, National Economic Council (Philippines)
  • Niact, Night Action, communications indicator requiring attention by the recipient at any hour of the day or night
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • Noforn, no foreign dissemination
  • NP, Nacionalista (Nationalist) Party of the Philippines
  • NP, National Police
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NU, Nahdatul Ulama (Association of Orthodox Muslims), Indonesia
  • NUF, National United Front (Burma)
  • NUPW, National Union of Plantation Workers (Malaya)
  • OASD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs)
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • OFMA, Office of Foreign Military Assistance, Office of the Assistant [Page XVI]Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • ONI, Office of Naval Intelligence, Department of the Navy
  • OPO, Outline Plan of Operations
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OVMAAT, Overseas Vietnamese Mutual Assistance Association of Thailand
  • P, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State
  • PA, Program Authorization
  • PACAF, United States Pacific Air Force
  • PACFLT, United States Pacific Fleet
  • PAO, public affairs officer
  • PAP, People’s Action Party
  • Parkindo, Partai Kristen Indonesia (Indonesian Christian Party)
  • PCH&T, packing, crating, handling, and transportation
  • PERBEPSI, Persatuan Bekas Pedjuang Bersendjata Seluruh Indonesia (All-Indonesian Association of Former Armed Fighters)
  • PKI, Partai Kommunist Indonesia (Indonesian Communist Party)
  • PL, Public Law
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • PNI, Partai Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian Nationalist Party)
  • POL, petroleum, oil, and lubricants
  • POLAD, Political Adviser
  • Polto, series indicator for telegrams from the United States Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Council
  • PriMin, Prime Minister
  • PROAG, Project Agreements
  • PSA, Office of Philippine and Southeast Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • PSB, Psychological Strategy Board
  • PSI, Partai Sosialis Indonesia (Indonesian Socialist Party)
  • PSII, Partai Sarekat Islam Indonesia (Islamic Association Party of Indonesia)
  • PTN, Philippine Trade Negotiations
  • R, Office of the Special Assistant for Intelligence, Department of State
  • RA, Office of European Regional Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • RCT, regimental combat team
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • RI, Republic of Indonesia
  • RMS, Republik Maluku Selatan (Republic of the South Moluccas)
  • RTA, Round Table Conference Agreement
  • RTC, Round Table Conference
  • RUSI, Republic of the United States of Indonesia
  • S/AE, Office of the Special Assistant to the Secretary of State for Atomic Energy Affairs
  • S/MSA, Office of the Special Assistant to the Secretary of State for Mutual Security Affairs
  • S/P, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S–PR, Protocol Staff, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SC, submarine chaser
  • SEA, Southeast Asia; Office of Southeast Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • SEACDT, Southeast Asian Collective Defense Treaty
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State (or his delegation) at international conferences
  • Secun, series indicator for telegrams from the Under Secretary of State
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SOBSI, Sentral Organiasi Buruh Seluruh Indonesia (Central Organization of All Indonesian Labor)
  • SOF, status of forces
  • SPA, Office of Southwest Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • SV, Standard-Vacuum Oil Company
  • STUC, Singapore Trades Union Congress
  • T/E, table of equipment
  • TC, United Nations Trusteeship Council
  • TCA, Technical Cooperation Administration
  • TDY, temporary duty
  • Tedul, series indicator for telegrams to Secretary of State Dulles while away from Washington
  • TG, Thai Government
  • TO&E, Table of Organization and Equipment
  • Tofoa, series indicator for telegrams to the Foreign Operations Administration
  • Toica, series indicator for telegrams to the International Cooperation Administration
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams to the Secretary of State (or his delegation) at international conferences
  • Tousfo, series indicator for telegrams and airgrams to the Foreign Operations Administration from missions abroad
  • TRC, Office of Transport and Communications, Department of State
  • TUC, Trades Union Congress (Singapore)
  • U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • U/MSA, Office of the Special Assistant for Mutual Security Affairs to the Under Secretary of State
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UK FE JIC, United Kingdom Far East Joint Intelligence Committee
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNC, United Nations Command
  • UNCI, United Nations Commission for Indonesia
  • UNEF, United Nations Emergency Force
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNP, Office of United Nations Political and Security Affairs, Department of State
  • UP, United Press
  • urtel, your telegram
  • USA, United States Army
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USARMA, United States Army Attaché
  • USARPAC, United States Army, Pacific Command
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USOM, United States Operations Mission
  • USRO, United States Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • UST, United States Treaties Series
  • USUN, United States Mission at the United Nations; also series indicator for telegrams from the United States Mission
  • UW, unconventional warfare
  • VDC, Volunteer Defense Corps
  • VFR, visual flight rules
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • W, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • WE, Office of Western European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • YE, Your Excellency