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The Perils of PeaceThe Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany$

Jessica Reinisch

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199660797

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.001.0001

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(p.ix) Abbreviations

The Perils of Peace
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  • ACC

    Allied Control Council

  • AMFA

    Corps d’Administration Militaire Française en Allemagne (French Administrative Corps for Germany)

  • ASTO

    Assimilés Spéciaux pour les Territoires Occupés

  • BAB

    Bundesarchiv Berlin

  • BAK

    Bundesarchiv Koblenz

  • BAOR

    British Army of the Rhine

  • BBAW

    Archiv der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie

  • Bod.

    Bodleian Library


    Comité Allemagne Libre Pour l’Ouest (Free Germany Committee for the West)

  • CARE

    Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe

  • CATS

    Civil Affairs Training School

  • CCFA

    Commandement en Chef Français en Allemagne

  • CCG(BE)

    Control Commission for Germany, British Element

  • CDU

    Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (German Christian Democratic Union)

  • CFLN

    Comité Français de Libération Nationale (French Committee of National Liberation)


    Commissariat Général aux Affaires Allemandes et Autrichiennes (Commissariat for German and Austrian Affairs)


    Comité Interministériel des Affaires Allemandes et Autrichiennes (Interministerial Committee on German and Austrian Affairs)

  • CNR

    Conseil National de la Résistance (National Resistance Council)

  • CNRS

    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Centre for Scientific Research)

  • COGA

    Control Office for Germany and Austria

  • COL

    Archives de l’Occupation Française en Allemagne et en Autriche, Colmar


    Chief of Staff to the Supreme Allied Commander

  • CPSU

    Communist Party of the Soviet Union


    Council of Relief Agencies Licensed to Operate in Germany

  • CVP

    Christliche Volkspartei des Saarlandes (Christian People's Party of the Saar)

  • DDP

    Deutsche Demokratische Partei (German Democratic Party)


    Deutsche Immobilien & Wert AG

  • DP

    Displaced Person

  • DPS

    Democratic Party of the Saar

  • DVNP

    Deutschnationale Volkspartei (German National People's Party)

  • DVP

    Deutsches Volkspartei (German People's Party)

  • EAC

    European Advisory Commission


    United States, European Command

  • (p.x)
  • FAO

    Food and Agriculture Organization

  • FAU

    Friends Ambulance Units

  • FFI

    Forces Françaises de l’Intérieur (French Forces of the Interior)

  • FIAT

    Field Information Agency—Technical

  • FORD

    Foreign Office Research Department

  • FRG

    Federal Republic of Germany

  • FRUS

    Foreign Relations of the United States


    Government and Relief in Occupied Areas

  • GDR

    German Democratic Republic


    Gouvernement Militaire de la Zone Française d’Occupation (Military Government of the French Zone of Occupation)

  • GPRB

    German Personnel Research Branch

  • HGA

    Hauptgesundheitsamt (Berlin)

  • HMG

    Her Majesty's Government (British)

  • IA&C

    Internal Affairs and Communications (Division)

  • ILO

    International Labour Organization

  • IWM

    Imperial War Museum

  • JCS

    Joint Chiefs of Staff (US)

  • KPD

    Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands (German Communist Party)

  • KPO

    Kommunistische Partei-Opposition (German Communist Party (Opposition) )

  • KPS

    Kommunistische Partei Saar (Communist Party of the Saar)

  • LAB

    Landesarchiv Berlin

  • LGA

    Landesgesundheitsamt (Land Health Office)

  • LPD

    Liberale Partei Deutschlands (German Liberal Party)

  • MLS

    Mouvement pour la Libération de la Sarre (Movement for the Liberation of the Saar)

  • MMAA

    Mission Militaire pour les Affaires Allemandes (Military Mission for German Affairs)

  • MOH

    Medical Officer of Health (UK)

  • MOI

    Main d’Œuvre Immigrée (Trade Union of Immigrant Workers)

  • MRC

    Medical Research Council

  • MRP

    Mouvement Républicain Populaire (Popular Republican Movement)

  • MRS

    Mouvement pour la Rattachement de la Sarre à la France (Movement for the Reattachment of the Saar to France)

  • NKFD

    Nationalkomitee Freies Deutschland (Free Germany National Committee)

  • NKVD

    People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (Narodnyy Komissariat Vnutrennikh Del)


    Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter Partei (National Socialist German Worker's Party)

  • NYPL

    New York Public Library


    Office of Military Government, United States

  • OSS

    Office of Strategic Services (US)

  • OWI

    Office of War Information (US)

  • P&T

    Post and Telecommunications

  • PCF

    Parti Communiste Français (French Communist Party)

  • PHB or PH

    Public Health Branch

  • POW

    Prisoner of War

  • (p.xi)
  • PWD

    Psychological Warfare Division (SHAEF)

  • PWE

    Political Warfare Executive (UK)

  • RAMC

    Royal Army Medical Corps

  • RPF

    Rassemblement du Peuple Français (Rally of the French People)

  • SA

    Sturmabteilung (Stormtroopers, the original paramilitary wing of the NSDAP)

  • SAP

    Sozialistische Arbeiterpartei Deutschlands (Socialist Workers’ Party)

  • SBZ

    Sowjetische Besatzungszone (Soviet Occupation Zone)


    Sécretariat d’État aux Affaires Allemandes et Autrichiennes (State Secretariat for German and Austrian Affairs)

  • SED

    Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands (German Socialist Unity Party)

  • SFIO

    Section Française de l’Internationale Ouvrière (French Section of the Workers’ International)


    Sécretariat Général aux Affaires Allemandes et Autrichiennes (General Secretariat for German and Austrian Affairs)


    Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force


    Soviet Military Administration in Germany (Sovietskaya Voyennaya Administracia v Germanii)

  • SPD

    Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany)

  • SPS

    Sozialdemokratische Partei des Saarlandes (Social Democratic Party of the Saar)

  • SPSL

    Society for the Protection of Science and Learning

  • TA

    Travail Allemand (sometimes Travail Anti-Allemand) (a sector of the Résistance)

  • TNA

    The National Archives, London


    United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration


    United States Forces, European Theater


    United States Group Control Council

  • USPD

    Unabhängige Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (German Independent Social Democratic Party)

  • WA

    Wellcome Library Archives, London

  • WOSB

    War Office Selection Board

  • WUL

    Warwick University Library Modern Records Centre

  • ZAC

    Zonal Advisory Council (British Zone)

  • ZVG

    Zentralverwaltung für das Gesundheitswesen (Central Health Administration)