AAF Army Air Forces
AAI Allied Armies, Italy
AAR After action report
Abn Airborne
ACC Allied Control Commission
ACMF Allied Central Mediterranean Forces
ACofS Assistant Chief of Staff
Admin Administrative
AFHQ Allied Force Headquarters
AG Adjutant General
AGp Army group
Armd Armored; armoured
AOK Armee Oberkommando (Army High Command)
Bd Board
CCA Combat Command A
CCB Combat Command B
CCS Combined Chiefs of Staff
CG Commanding general
CinC Commander in Chief
CofS Chief of Staff
CLN Comitate di Liberazione Nazionale (Committee of National Liberation)
Comd Command
Comdr Commander
Corresp Correspondence
COS (British) Chiefs of Staff
CMH Center of Military History
CP Command post
DA Department of the Army
DAF (British) Desert Air Force
DCofS Deputy Chief of Staff
DSC Distinguished Service Cross
DUKW 2-½ ton, 6 x 6 amphibious truck
Engr Engineer
ETOUSA European Theater of Operations, U.S. Army
Exec Executive
ExecO Executive officer
FA Field Artillery
FO Field order


FEC French Expeditionary Force
G-2 Intelligence section of division or higher staff
G-3 Operations section of division or higher staff
G-4 Logistics and supply section of division or higher staff
Hiwis (Hilfswillige) Russian and Polish prisoners volunteering for service with German forces
Incl Inclosure
Inf Infantry
Instr Instruction
Intel Intelligence
Interv Interview
JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff
JPS Joint Staff Planners
KTB Kriegstagebuch (War Diary)
LVT Landing vehicle, tracked
MAAF Mediterranean Allied Air Forces
MACAF Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Force
MATAF Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Force
MASAF Mediterranean Strategic Air Force
Maint Maintenance
Min Minutes
Msg Message
Mtg Meeting
MTOUSA Mediterranean Theater of Operations, U.S. Army
NATOUSA North African Theater of Operations, U.S. Army
OBSW Oberbefehlshaber Suedwest (Headquarters, Commander in Chief, Southwest)
OI Operations instructions
OKH Oberkommando des Heeres (Army High Command)
OKL Oberkommando der Luftwaffe (Air Force High Command)
OKW Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (Armed Forces High Command)
OPD Operations Division, War Department General Staff
Opn Operation
OSS Office of Strategic Services
PBS Peninsula Base Section
Prcht Parachute
RAF Royal Air Force
Regt Regiment


Rep Representative
RN Royal Navy
SACMED Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean
SHAEF Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Forces
S-2 Military intelligence section of regimental or lower staff level
S-3 Operations and training section of regimental or lower staff level
Sec Section
Sitrep Situation report
SOS Services of Supply
Teleconv Telephone conversation
TF Task force
WFSt Wehrmachtfuehrungsstab (Armed Forces Operations Staff)


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