Istanbul Intrigues » 19-Intelligence Organizations
Abwehr: German intelligence bureau headed by Admiral Canaris; under military command but involved in all areas of intelligence collection; paralleled MI-6 and OSS.
Emniyet: Turkish secret police and intelligence organization.
MI-6: British intelligence counterpart of OSS-SI, but also handled counter-intelligence outside England; in contemporary documents usually referred to as the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS).
MI-9: British intelligence unit responsible for aiding escapers and evaders.
MU (Maritime Unit): OSS unit that carried out caïque operations.
NKVD: Soviet secret police and intelligence organization.
OSS (Office of Strategic Services): U.S. wartime civilian intelligence agency; predecessor of the CIA.
OWI (Office of War Information): U.S. wartime agency responsible for disseminating information and propaganda.
SD (Sicherheitsdienst): German intelligence organization run by the Reich Security Ministry (RSHA).
SI (Secret Intelligence): OSS section responsible for gathering and evaluating information.
SO (Special Operations): OSS section charged with guerrilla and sabotage activity in occupied countries; counterpart of SOE.
SOE (Special Operations Executive): British counterpart of OSS-SO.
X-2: OSS counterintelligence section.