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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  
1591 Hunter, John Ellis Langford Unknown
1592 Hurst, Cyril Edward Unknown
1593 Huston, Victor Henry Unknown
1594 Huettenrauch (Hüttenrauch), Paul Unknown
1595 Hyde, George Unknown
1596 Jackson, H.S. Unknown
1597 Jannekeyn, Jean François Unknown
1598 Janzen, Johannes Unknown
1599 Jarvis, Arthur Gordon Unknown
1600 Jarvis, Louis William Unknown
1601 Jenkins, William Stanley Unknown
1602 Jentsch, Karl Friedrich Kurt Unknown
1603 Johns, Martin Unknown
1604 Johnsen, Olans Charles Wilhelm Unknown
1605 Johnstone, Edward Grahame Unknown
Total Records: 1863
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