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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  
166 Baker, Brian Edmund 08 Oct 1979 (83)
167 Hughes, Eric Yorath 14 Jul 1979 (85)
168 Stenseth, Martinus 25 Jun 1979 (89)
169 Magoun, Francis Peabody 05 Jun 1979 (84)
170 Elliott, William Boyd 27 Mar 1979 (81)
171 Stanton, Frederick Cecil 20 Mar 1979 (84)
172 Drummond, John Elmer 29 Jan 1979 (82)
173 Draper, Christopher 16 Jan 1979 (87)
174 Unger, Kenneth Russell 06 Jan 1979 (81)
175 Lavers, Charles Stewart Touzeau ?? ?? 1979 (83)
176 Liversedge, Sydney Tyndall ?? ?? 1979 (82)
177 Tyrrell, William Upton ?? ?? 1979 (83)
178 Gordon, John Rutherford 11 Dec 1978 (83)
179 Blennerhasset, Giles Noble 04 Dec 1978 (83)
180 Bretillon, Alexandre Albert Roger 18 Nov 1978 (83)
Total Records: 1865
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