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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 Guertiau, Julien Anatole 13 Sep 1885
1667 Dalrymple, Sydney 11 May 1885
1668 Durrand, William 04 May 1885
1669 Schmidt, Otto 23 Mar 1885
1670 Lufbery, Gervais Raoul 14 Mar 1885
1671 Nikitsch, Karl 17 Jan 1885
1672 Bennett, Rex George ?? ?? 1885
1673 Kowalczik, Julius ?? ?? 1885
1674 Mostyn, William John ?? ?? 1885
1675 Pierozzi, Orazio 08 Dec 1884
1676 Hammond, Leonard Coombes 11 Nov 1884
1677 Noble, Walter 15 Oct 1884
1678 Aldred, John William 26 Aug 1884
1679 Ruffo di Calabria, Fulco 12 Aug 1884
1680 Rees, Lionel Wilmot Brabazon 31 Jul 1884
Total Records: 1863
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