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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  
286 Weismann, Eugene 20 Jul 1973 (77)
287 Lega, Giulio 11 Jul 1973 (81)
288 Costes, Dieudonné 18 May 1973 (81)
289 Boy, Herbert 11 May 1973 (76)
290 Flachaire, Georges Charles Marie François 30 Apr 1973 (81)
291 Ranza, Ferruccio 25 Apr 1973 (81)
292 Gurdon, John Everard 14 Apr 1973 (75)
293 Gossner, Max 05 Apr 1973 (79)
294 Richards, Cecil Roy 28 Mar 1973 (80)
295 Thompson, Cecil Robert 16 Mar 1973 (79)
296 Levy (Lévy), André Robert 12 Mar 1973 (80)
297 De Meulemeester, Andre 07 Mar 1973 (79)
298 Risztics, Johann 07 Mar 1973 (78)
299 Gros, Louis Prosper 03 Mar 1973 (80)
300 Dixon, George Clapham 01 Feb 1973 (78)
Total Records: 1863
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