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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  
181 Fleischer, Alfred 11 Jun 1978 (83)
182 Naudin, Gustave 16 Apr 1978 (88)
183 Jensen, Johannes 07 Feb 1978 (80)
184 Dahlmann, Theodor 21 Jan 1978 (86)
185 Cambray, William Charles ?? ?? 1978 (84)
186 Pearson, Laurence Herbert ?? ?? 1978 (79)
187 Seth-Smith, Kenneth Arthur ?? ?? 1978 (81)
188 Stoer (Stör), Wilhelm 12 Dec 1977 (84)
189 Callahan, Lawrence Kingsley 17 Sep 1977 (83)
190 Sykes, Ronald 15 Sep 1977 (78)
191 Fucini, Mario 01 Sep 1977 (86)
192 De Gaillard De la Valden, Jean Pierre Marie Joseph 26 Aug 1977 (82)
193 Battesti, François Marie Noel 24 Aug 1977 (87)
194 Curtis, Wilfred Austin 07 Aug 1977 (84)
195 Mueller (Müller), Hans 23 Jul 1977 (85)
Total Records: 1863
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