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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
1756 Douglas, Percy Unknown
1757 Dyke, William Norman Unknown
1758 Ehmann, Friedrich Unknown
1759 Ehmann, Gottfried Unknown
1760 Emsden, Leonard Herbert Unknown
1761 Fitzner, Otto Unknown
1762 Francke, Rudolf Unknown
1763 Gammon, Richard John Unknown
1764 Gardiner, George Cecil Unknown
1765 Gildemeister, Johannes Unknown
1766 Gille, Friedrich Unknown
1767 Goerth, Hans Unknown
1768 Grassmann, Justus Unknown
1769 Groos, Gisbert-Wilhelm Unknown
1770 Haase, Heinrich Unknown
Total Records: 1863
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