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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
1771 Hippert, Wilhelm Unknown
1772 Hohly, Josef Unknown
1773 Howe, Percy Frank Charles Unknown
1774 Huffzky, Friedrich Unknown
1775 Huettenrauch (Hüttenrauch), Paul Unknown
1776 Jackson, H.S. Unknown
1777 Jentsch, Karl Friedrich Kurt Unknown
1778 Johns, Martin Unknown
1779 Jones, John Unknown
1780 Jones, Norman Cyril Unknown
1781 Jones, William Unknown
1782 Joerke (Jörke), Reinhold Unknown
1783 Kilroy, M.V. Unknown
1784 Klaiber, Otto Unknown
1785 Klaudat, Gustav Unknown
Total Records: 1863
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