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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 Hudson, Frank Neville Unknown
1592 Huffzky, Friedrich Unknown
1593 Hughes, David James Unknown
1594 Hunter, John Ellis Langford Unknown
1595 Hurst, Cyril Edward Unknown
1596 Huston, Victor Henry Unknown
1597 Huettenrauch (Hüttenrauch), Paul Unknown
1598 Hyde, George Unknown
1599 Jackson, H.S. Unknown
1600 Jannekeyn, Jean François Unknown
1601 Janzen, Johannes Unknown
1602 Jarvis, Arthur Gordon Unknown
1603 Jarvis, Louis William Unknown
1604 Jenkins, William Stanley Unknown
1605 Jentsch, Karl Friedrich Kurt Unknown
Total Records: 1863
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