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Anne Millbrooke was born in western Oregon and raised on the coast of Washington state. She went east to college, first to Boise State College in Idaho for a bachelor's degree, then to the University of Wisconsin at Madison for a master's degree, and finally to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia for her doctorate, all degrees in history, specializing in the history of science and technology. She spent a decade in the corporate world; taught at universities in Alaska, Connecticut, and Montana; and wrote an award-winning Aviation History textbook (of that title). The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics presented her the Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award for Aviation History, which also received recognition from the Society for Technical Communication. Her latest major release is a 700-page reference book on Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Alphabets of Aviation. Along the way, she has won Mellon, Smithsonian, National Science Foundation, and NASA fellowships. She lives in Montana.