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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States, 1952-1954. Indochina (in two parts)

List of abbreviations and symbols,   pp. XI-XV ff. PDF (1.7 MB)

Page XI

  EDITOR's NOTE.-This list does not include standard abbreviations in common
usage; unusual abbreviations of rare occurrence which are clarified at appro-
priate points; and those abbreviations and contractions which, although un-
common, are understandable from the context.
AA, anti-aircraft
ABN, airborne
AC, aircraft
AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
AF, Air Force
AFFE, Armed Forces Far East
AFOIN, Air Force Office of Intelli-
 AFP, Agence France Presse
 ALUSNA, United States Naval At-
 ANZUS, Australia, New     Zealand,
   United States
 AP, Associated Press
 AR, Annual Review (NATO)
 ARK, Royal Cambodian Army
 ARMA, Army Attachi
 ARS, Action R~publicaine et Sociale,
 French political party
 AS, Associated States
 ASF, Associated States Forces
 ASIC, Associated States of Indochina
 BBN, battalion
 BNA, Office of British Commonwealth
 and Northern European Affairs, De-
 partment of State
 C, Office of the Counselor of the De-
 partment of State
 CAS, controlled American source
 CAT, Civil Air Transport
 CBS, Columbia Broadcasting System
 CCAF, Chinese Communist Air Force
 CCF, Chinese Communist Forces
 CF, Conference File
 CFM, Council of Foreign Ministers
 CG, Commanding General
 CGUSAF,    Commanding    General,
 United States Air Force
 Chi, Chinese
 ChilCom, Chinese Communist
Chi Commie(s), Chinese     Commu-
nist (s)
CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
C-in-C, CINC, Commander in Chief
CINCUSAFE, Commander in Chief,
   United States Air Force Europe
 CINCFE, Commander in Chief, Far
 CINCPAC,    Commander   in  Chief,
 CINCUNC, Commander in       Chief,
   United Nations Command
 circ, circular
 cirtel, circular telegram
 CNO, Chief of Naval Operations
 CO, company
 COCOM, Coordinating Committee on
 export controls, located in Paris
 Codel, telegram series indicator-for
 Congressional and Vice Presidential
 delegation travel
 com, communications
 Commie(s), Communist (s)
 COMREP, Commissioner-Representa-
 ConGen, Consul General
 Contel,,Consulate telegram
 Cotel, country team telegram
 CP,  Command    Post;  Communist
 CPF, French Communist Party
 CSA (CSUSA), Chief of Staff, United
 States Army
 CY, calendar year
 DA, Department of the Army
 DBP, Dien Bien Phu
 DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
 DefMin, Defense Minister
 Depcirtel, Department of State circu-
 lar telegram
 DEPTAR, Department of the Army
Deptel, Department telegram
Div, division

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