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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 Death  
1546 Biddle, Charles John 22 Mar 1972 (82)
1547 Pineau, Cleo Francis 29 May 1972 (79)
1548 Larkin, Herbert Joseph 10 Jun 1972 (78)
1549 Thompson, Louis Mark 11 Jun 1972 (84)
1550 Catto, Charles Gray 24 Jun 1972 (76)
1551 Cassady, Thomas Gantz 09 Jul 1972 (76)
1552 Harvey, William Frederick James 21 Jul 1972 (75)
1553 Ruamps, Laurent Baptisti 27 Jul 1972 (75)
1554 Achard, Albert 21 Aug 1972 (78)
1555 Buzio, Alessandro 01 Oct 1972 (79)
1556 Forman, James Henry 04 Oct 1972 (76)
1557 Hubrich, Gerhard 20 Oct 1972 (76)
1558 Cunninghame, Frederick Joseph 30 Oct 1972 (78)
1559 Rigby, Harry Alexander 04 Nov 1972 (76)
1560 McCloughry, Edgar James Kingston 15 Nov 1972 (76)
Total Records: 1863
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