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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 Tonkin, Albert Victor 16 Dec 1886
1652 Gastin, Paul Adrien 08 Nov 1886
1653 Mezergues, Albert Edmond 05 Nov 1886
1654 Sabelli, Giovanni 23 Sep 1886
1655 Buisson, Alexandre 17 Sep 1886
1656 Simon, Walter Carl 14 Sep 1886
1657 Strohschneider, Ernst 06 Sep 1886
1658 Collett, Clive Franklyn 28 Aug 1886
1659 Mulock, Redford Henry 11 Aug 1886
1660 Blackett, Basil John 23 Jun 1886
1661 Altemeier, Friedrich 14 Jun 1886
1662 Lienhart, Georges Frederic 01 Jun 1886
1663 Adam, Hans Ritter von 24 May 1886
1664 Pelissier, René Alphonse 30 Apr 1886
1665 Lale, Horace Percy 08 Apr 1886
Total Records: 1863
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