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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
1651 Mulock, Redford Henry 11 Aug 1886
1652 Blackett, Basil John 23 Jun 1886
1653 Altemeier, Friedrich 14 Jun 1886
1654 Lienhart, Georges Frederic 01 Jun 1886
1655 Adam, Hans Ritter von 24 May 1886
1656 Pelissier, René Alphonse 30 Apr 1886
1657 Lale, Horace Percy 08 Apr 1886
1658 Hubbard, William Henry 19 Mar 1886
1659 Heibert, Robert 08 Jan 1886
1660 Rae, Thomas Gillies 02 Jan 1886
1661 Walz, Franz 04 Dec 1885
1662 Federov (Fedoroff), Victor 11 Nov 1885
1663 Williams, Thomas Frederic 12 Oct 1885
1664 Cymera, Wilhelm 05 Oct 1885
1665 Languedoc, Henri François 05 Oct 1885
Total Records: 1863
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