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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 Tonkin, Albert Victor 16 Dec 1886
1637 Gastin, Paul Adrien 08 Nov 1886
1638 Mezergues, Albert Edmond 05 Nov 1886
1639 Sabelli, Giovanni 23 Sep 1886
1640 Buisson, Alexandre 17 Sep 1886
1641 Simon, Walter Carl 14 Sep 1886
1642 Strohschneider, Ernst 06 Sep 1886
1643 Collett, Clive Franklyn 28 Aug 1886
1644 Mulock, Redford Henry 11 Aug 1886
1645 Blackett, Basil John 23 Jun 1886
1646 Altemeier, Friedrich 14 Jun 1886
1647 Lienhart, Georges Frederic 01 Jun 1886
1648 Adam, Hans Ritter von 24 May 1886
1649 Pelissier, René Alphonse 30 Apr 1886
1650 Lale, Horace Percy 08 Apr 1886
Total Records: 1863
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