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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
1321 Fielding-Johnson, William Spurrett 08 Feb 1892
1322 Loiko, Ivan 06 Feb 1892
1323 Dostler, Eduard Ritter von 03 Feb 1892
1324 Bongartz, Heinrich 31 Jan 1892
1325 Lorenz, Heinrich 30 Jan 1892
1326 Waldhausen, Hans 30 Jan 1892
1327 Rosenstein, Willi 28 Jan 1892
1328 Tidmarsh, David Mary 28 Jan 1892
1329 Hanstein, Ludwig 20 Jan 1892
1330 Mecozzi, Amedeo 17 Jan 1892
1331 Thompson, Claude Robert James 15 Jan 1892
1332 Grange, Edward Rochfort 11 Jan 1892
1333 Chapman, Charles Meredith Bouverie 09 Jan 1892
1334 Stuart Wortley, Rothesay Nicholas Montagu 09 Jan 1892
1335 Creutzmann, Otto 08 Jan 1892
Total Records: 1863
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