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