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