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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
1636 Blanc, Georges Pierre 18 Jun 1887
1637 Pinsard, Armand 28 May 1887
1638 Mannock, Edward Corringham 24 May 1887
1639 Ralston, John Steel 27 Apr 1887
1640 Delzenne, François Paul 16 Mar 1887
1641 Mai, Josef 03 Mar 1887
1642 Argeyev (d'Argueff), Pavel Vladimirovich 01 Mar 1887
1643 Sharpe, Thomas Sydney 24 Feb 1887
1644 Home-Hay, Jeffrey Batters 02 Feb 1887
1645 Wenzel, Paul 24 Jan 1887
1646 Birmingham, Thomas James 13 Jan 1887
1647 Mueller (Müller), Max Ritter von 01 Jan 1887
1648 Saune, Basile Felicien 01 Jan 1887
1649 Tonkin, Albert Victor 16 Dec 1886
1650 Gastin, Paul Adrien 08 Nov 1886
Total Records: 1863
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