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An ace is a military aviator or airman credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft. The term ace originated in World War I when French newspapers described Adolphe Pègoud as l'as (French for ace) after he shot down five German aircraft.
 
  Name   Date of Birth
1561 Bozon-Verduraz, Jean Seraphin Benjamin Emmanuel 29 May 1889
1562 Deighton, Ernest Arthur 28 May 1889
1563 Bourjade, Léon Jean Pierre 25 May 1889
1564 Kokorin, Nikolai 21 May 1889
1565 Le Cour Grandmaison, Didier Louis Marie Charles 18 May 1889
1566 White, Wilbert Wallace 01 May 1889
1567 Campbell, William Charles 27 Apr 1889
1568 Peck, Arthur Hicks 25 Apr 1889
1569 Watson, Herbert Gilles 30 Mar 1889
1570 Carlin, Sydney 24 Mar 1889
1571 Nuville, Charles Marie Joseph Leon 04 Mar 1889
1572 Regnier, Victor François Marie Alexis 21 Feb 1889
1573 Doering (Döring), Kurt-Bertram von 18 Feb 1889
1574 Murison, John Thompson Guy 16 Feb 1889
1575 Costantini, Bartolomeo 14 Feb 1889
Total Records: 1863
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