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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 Kirk, Walter Alister 06 Aug 1887
1637 Stojsavljevic, Raoul 28 Jul 1887
1638 Hedley, John Herbert 19 Jul 1887
1639 Raymond, Georges 19 Jun 1887
1640 Blanc, Georges Pierre 18 Jun 1887
1641 Pinsard, Armand 28 May 1887
1642 Mannock, Edward Corringham 24 May 1887
1643 Ralston, John Steel 27 Apr 1887
1644 Delzenne, François Paul 16 Mar 1887
1645 Mai, Josef 03 Mar 1887
1646 Argeyev (d'Argueff), Pavel Vladimirovich 01 Mar 1887
1647 Sharpe, Thomas Sydney 24 Feb 1887
1648 Home-Hay, Jeffrey Batters 02 Feb 1887
1649 Wenzel, Paul 24 Jan 1887
1650 Birmingham, Thomas James 13 Jan 1887
Total Records: 1863
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