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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
1576 Lenoir, Maxime Albert 22 Dec 1888
1577 Kuehne (Kühne), Wilhelm 11 Dec 1888
1578 Shook, Alexander MacDonald 02 Dec 1888
1579 Poupon, Roger 01 Dec 1888
1580 Leacroft, John 04 Nov 1888
1581 Jacquet, Fernand 02 Nov 1888
1582 Joy, Ernest Graham 02 Nov 1888
1583 Matton, Jean Georges Fernand 27 Oct 1888
1584 Thompson, Louis Mark 22 Oct 1888
1585 Harries, Thomas Montagu 16 Oct 1888
1586 Schneider, Kurt 04 Oct 1888
1587 Britton, Arthur Frederick 02 Oct 1888
1588 Cooper, Norman 02 Oct 1888
1589 Gribben, Edward 10 Sep 1888
1590 Proctor, Thomas 23 Aug 1888
Total Records: 1863
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