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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
1666 Kowalczik, Julius ?? ?? 1885
1667 Mostyn, William John ?? ?? 1885
1668 Pierozzi, Orazio 08 Dec 1884
1669 Hammond, Leonard Coombes 11 Nov 1884
1670 Noble, Walter 15 Oct 1884
1671 Aldred, John William 26 Aug 1884
1672 Ruffo di Calabria, Fulco 12 Aug 1884
1673 Rees, Lionel Wilmot Brabazon 31 Jul 1884
1674 Scott, Alan John Lance 29 Jun 1884
1675 Gond, Maurice Roch 31 May 1884
1676 Roxburgh-Smith, Benjamin 10 Apr 1884
1677 Stokes, Claud Harry 16 Mar 1884
1678 de la Tour, Mathieu Marie Joseph Antoine 05 Dec 1883
1679 Kostrba, Heinrich 22 Oct 1883
1680 Echard, Raoul Cesar Robert Pierre 28 Sep 1883
Total Records: 1863
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