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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
1816 McCormack, George Unknown
1817 Mesch, Christian Unknown
1818 Morgan, John Towlson Unknown
1819 Nangle, Hugh Unknown
1820 Naylor, Walter Unknown
1821 Niethammer, Werner Unknown
1822 Novak, Augustin Unknown
1823 Oberlander, Hans Unknown
1824 Olivier, Eric Unknown
1825 Otto, Rudolf Unknown
1826 Pearson, William Reginald Guy Unknown
1827 Piechulek, Franz Unknown
1828 Poeschke, Friedrich Unknown
1829 Poss, Reinhold Unknown
1830 Purvis, W.C. Unknown
Total Records: 1863
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