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