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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
1861 Westphal, Siegfried Unknown
1862 Wilkins, Frank Stafford Unknown
1863 Williams, Percy Stanley Unknown
1864 Zander, Martin Unknown
1865 Zorn, Wilhelm Unknown
Total Records: 1863
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