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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
106 Chandler, Robert North 18 Dec 1898
107 Cooper, Maurice Lea 18 Dec 1898
108 Findlay, John Pierce 16 Dec 1898
109 Swayze, William Keith 16 Dec 1898
110 Mohnicke, Eberhard 12 Dec 1898
111 Putnam, David Endicott 10 Dec 1898
112 Scott, Walter Henry 09 Dec 1898
113 Hudson, Harold Byrn 08 Dec 1898
114 Whitney, Robert Kenneth 06 Dec 1898
115 Roy, Indra Lal 02 Dec 1898
116 Bridgeman, Orlando Clive 30 Nov 1898
117 Lingham, George Alexander 30 Nov 1898
118 Griffith, John Sharpe 26 Nov 1898
119 Odell, Charles Walter 25 Nov 1898
120 Thornton, Anthony Joseph Hill 24 Nov 1898
Total Records: 1863
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