List of Abbreviations

  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AF, Air Force; Office of African Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFEX, Air Force Europe Exchange
  • AFL, American Federation of Labor
  • AGARD, Advisory Group for Air Research and Development
  • AKEL, Anorthotikon Komma Ergazomenou Laou (Progressive Party of the Working People of Cyprus)
  • AMAS, American Military Assistance Staff
  • ANTA, American National Theater Academy
  • ARMA, Army Attache
  • ATAF, Allied Tactical Air Force
  • APFCO, Athens-Pireus Electric Company
  • APO, Army Post Office
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • AVH, Allam Vedelmi Hatosag (State Security Authority of Hungary)
  • AVO, Allam Vedelmi Osztaly (State Security Department of Hungary)
  • BIS, Bank for International Settlements
  • BNA, Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • B/P, balance of payments
  • BP, Baghdad Pact
  • BPC, Bondholders' Protective Council
  • CA, circular airgram; Office of Chinese Affairs, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • CBS, Columbia Broadcasting System
  • CEMA, Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
  • CF, Conference File
  • CFEP, Council on Foreign Economic Policy
  • ChiComs, Chinese Communists
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CINCEUR, Commander in Chief, Europe
  • CIO, Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • CM, Common Market
  • CMC, Cyprus Mines Corporation
  • CNU, Committee of National Union, Turkey
  • COMSIXATAF, Commander, Sixth Allied Tactical Air Force
  • CPR, Chinese People's Republic
  • CPSU, Communist Party of the Soviet Union
  • CSSR, Czechoslovak Soviet Socialist Republic
  • CT, Country Team
  • CU, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, Department of State
  • CY, calendar year
  • D, despatch
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DD, destroyer
  • DDR, Deutsche Demokratische Republik (German Democratic Republic)
  • DEFREPNAMA, Defense Representative, Naval Attache, Military Attache
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • desp, despatch
  • DLF, Development Loan Fund
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DP, Democratic Party, Turkey
  • DS, Defense Support
  • E, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • E/OT, Office of International Trade, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EAD, Epitropi Apokatastaseos tis Dimokratias (Committee for the Restoration of Democracy)
  • ECOSOC, Economic and Social Council, United Nations
  • EDA, Enomeni Dimokratiki Aristera (United Democratic Left of Greece)
  • EDFO, Economic Development Financing Organization
  • EDMA, Eniaion Dimokratikon Metopon Anadimiourgias (United Democratic Reconstruction/Regeneration Front of Cyprus)
  • EE, Office of Eastern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EEC, European Economic Community
  • EFTA, European Free Trade Area
  • Embdes, Embassy despatch
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • EOKA, Ethniki Organosis Kyprion Agoniston (National Organization of Cypriot Fighters)
  • EPU, European Payments Union
  • ERO, European Regional Organization of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
  • EUCOM, European Command
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EXIM Bank, Export-Import Bank
  • FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization
  • FAST(P), Familiarization and Short Term (Program)
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FDF, Finnish Defense Force
  • FDP, Freie Demokratische Partei (Free Democratic Party of the Federal Republic of Germany)
  • FE, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FO, Foreign Office
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FTA, Free Trade Area
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • GA, General Assembly
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GDR, German Democratic Republic
  • GER, Office of German Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • GFR, German Federal Republic
  • GNA, Grand National Assembly, Turkey
  • GOC, Government of Cyprus
  • GOG, Government of Greece
  • GOT, Government of Turkey
  • GSEE, Geniki Synomospondia Ergaton Ellados (Greek General Confederation of Labor)
  • GTI, Office of Greek, Turkish, and Iranian Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • HEW, Department of Health, Education and Welfare
  • HG, Head of Government
  • HMG, Her (His) Majesty's Government
  • IAC, Intelligence Advisory Committee
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICA, International Cooperation Administration
  • ICEM, Intergovernmental Committee on European Migration
  • ICFTU, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
  • ICIS, Interdepartmental Committee on Internal Security
  • IDB, International Development Bank
  • IES, International Educational Exchange Service
  • IGY, International Geophysical Year
  • IIC, International Institute of Communications
  • ILO, International Labor Organization
  • ILU, International Longshoremen's Union
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/IRC, Office of Intelligence Resources and Coordination, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IPS, International Press Service, United States Information Agency
  • IR, Intelligence Report
  • ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • ITS, International Trade Secretariat
  • JCAE, Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (of the U.S. Congress)
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JUSMMAG, Joint United States Mission for Military Aid to Greece
  • JUSMMAT, Joint United States Mission for Military Aid to Turkey
  • KGB, Komitet Gosudarstvennyi Bezoibastnosti (Committee for State Security of the Soviet Union)
  • KKE, Kommounistikon Komma Ellados (Greek Communist Party)
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • LA, Latin America
  • LCY, Savez Komunistia Jugoslaviye (League of Yugoslav Communists)
  • Legtel, Legation telegram
  • L/EUR, Office of European Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • LS, Division of Language Services, Department of State
  • M, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MDAP, Mutual Defense Assistance Program
  • ME, Middle East
  • MFN, most favored nation
  • MGB, Ministerstvo Gosudarstvenyi Bezopastnosti (Bezopastnosti for State Security of the Soviet Union)
  • M/OP, Operations Coordinator, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Department of State
  • MSA, Mutual Security Act
  • MSP, Mutual Security Program
  • MVD, Ministerstvo Vnutrennvkh Dei' (Ministry of the Interior of the Soviet Union
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NBC, National Broadcasting Company
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State, until August 1958; thereafter Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
  • Niact, Night action, communications indicator requiring attention by the recipient at any hour of the day or night
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • OASD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • ODM, Office of Defense Mobilization
  • OEEC, Organization for European Economic Cooperation
  • OPA, Omada gia mia Proletariaki Aristera (Group for a Proletarian Left)
  • OS, Outer Seven (members of the European Free Trade Association)
  • OSP, Off-Shore Procurement
  • OSS, Office of Strategic Services
  • OT, Office of International Trade, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • P.A., Purchase Agreements/Procurement Authorizations
  • PAO, Public Affairs Officer
  • PEO, Pan-kyprios Ergatiki Omospondia (Omospondia Federation of Labor)
  • PGOT, Provisional Government of Turkey
  • P.L., Public Law
  • POL, Petroleum, Oil, Lubricants
  • Polto, series indicator for telegrams from the Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations to the Department of State
  • PPS, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • PROAGS, Project Agreements
  • PX, Post Exchange
  • PZPR, PZR, Polska Zjednoszona Partia (United Workers Party) (Poland)
  • RA, Office of European Regional Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • ref, reference
  • RFE, Radio Free Europe
  • RG, Record Group
  • RPP, Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi (Republican People's Party) (Turkey)
  • RSFSR, Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic
  • RWP, Romanian Workers Party
  • S, Office of the Secretary of State
  • SAC, Strategic Air Command
  • SACEUR, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
  • S/AE, Secretary of State's Special Assistant for Atomic Energy Affairs
  • SAK, Suomen Ammattiyhdistysten Keskusliitto (Keskusliitto Confederation of Trade Unions)
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • SEF, Special East European File, United States Information Agency
  • SEK, Synomospondia Ergation Kypron (Kypron of Labor of Cyprus/Confederation of Cypriot Workers)
  • S/EWC, Office of the Secretary of State's Special Assistant for East-West Exchanges
  • SHAPE, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers Europe
  • SKDL, Suomen Kansan Demokraattinen Liitto (Liitto Peoples Democratic League)
  • SKP, Suomen Kommunistinen Puolue (Finnish Communist Party)
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SOF, Status of Forces
  • SOFA, Status of Forces Agreement
  • SOV, Sov, Soviet; Soviet Union, Office of Soviet Union Affairs, Department of State
  • SPD, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Deutschlands Democratic Party of Germany of the Federal Republic of Germany)
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S–RO, Reports and Operations Staff, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • TEA, Ta'gmata Ethniki's Amy'nis (National Defense Battalions)
  • TL, Turkish lira
  • TMT, Turk Mukavemet Teskilati (Turkish Resistance Organization) (Cyprus)
  • Topol, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations
  • TPSL, Tyovaen ja Pienviljelijain Sosialidemokraattinen Litto ((Workers and Small Holders) Social Democratic League) (Finland)
  • TUC, Trade Union Congress (United Kingdom)
  • TUSLOG, The United States Logistics Group
  • U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
  • US, United States
  • USA, United States Army
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USAREUR, United States Army, Europe
  • USC, United States Code
  • USDA, United States Department of Agriculture
  • USEC, United States Mission to the European Communities
  • USEP, United States Escapee Program
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USMC, United States Marine Corps
  • 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
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • W, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • W/CEA, Special Assistant for Communist Economic Activities, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • WEU, Western European Union
  • WFTU, World Federation of Trade Unions
  • W/MSC, Office of the Special Assistant for Mutual Security Coordination
  • WPA, Works Progress Administration
  • ZMW, Zwiazek Mloudziezy Wiejskiej (Rural Youth Polish Union)