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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 Stenseth, Martinus 25 Jun 1979 (89)
167 Magoun, Francis Peabody 05 Jun 1979 (84)
168 Elliott, William Boyd 27 Mar 1979 (81)
169 Stanton, Frederick Cecil 20 Mar 1979 (84)
170 Drummond, John Elmer 29 Jan 1979 (82)
171 Draper, Christopher 16 Jan 1979 (87)
172 Unger, Kenneth Russell 06 Jan 1979 (81)
173 Lavers, Charles Stewart Touzeau ?? ?? 1979 (83)
174 Liversedge, Sydney Tyndall ?? ?? 1979 (82)
175 Tyrrell, William Upton ?? ?? 1979 (83)
176 Gordon, John Rutherford 11 Dec 1978 (83)
177 Blennerhasset, Giles Noble 04 Dec 1978 (83)
178 Bretillon, Alexandre Albert Roger 18 Nov 1978 (83)
179 Lecoq De Kerland, Marie Charles Maurice 05 Nov 1978 (91)
180 Bowman, Clifford 31 Oct 1978 (79)
Total Records: 1865
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