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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 Simon, Walter Carl 14 Sep 1886
1652 Strohschneider, Ernst 06 Sep 1886
1653 Collett, Clive Franklyn 28 Aug 1886
1654 Mulock, Redford Henry 11 Aug 1886
1655 Blackett, Basil John 23 Jun 1886
1656 Altemeier, Friedrich 14 Jun 1886
1657 Lienhart, Georges Frederic 01 Jun 1886
1658 Adam, Hans Ritter von 24 May 1886
1659 Pelissier, René Alphonse 30 Apr 1886
1660 Lale, Horace Percy 08 Apr 1886
1661 Hubbard, William Henry 19 Mar 1886
1662 Heibert, Robert 08 Jan 1886
1663 Rae, Thomas Gillies 02 Jan 1886
1664 Walz, Franz 04 Dec 1885
1665 Federov (Fedoroff), Victor 11 Nov 1885
Total Records: 1863
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