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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
1846 Schwendemann, Josef Unknown
1847 Seitz, Wilhelm Anton Unknown
1848 Siempelkamp, Eugen Unknown
1849 Sommer, Wilhelm Unknown
1850 Sonneck, Erich Unknown
1851 Stead, Ian Oliver Unknown
1852 Stevens, Frank Douglas Unknown
1853 Struenklenberg (Strünklenberg), Karl Unknown
1854 Stutz, Hermann Unknown
1855 Traenkner (Tränkner), Oswald Unknown
1856 Tschentschel, Gerold Unknown
1857 Viebig, Hans Unknown
1858 Walker, William Unknown
1859 Wenzl, Richard Unknown
1860 Werner, Johannes Unknown
Total Records: 1863
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