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