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