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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 Foster, Robert Mordaunt 23 Oct 1973 (75)
287 Favre De Thierrens, Jean-Paul Jacques 17 Oct 1973 (78)
288 Hoare, Edward 08 Oct 1973 (83)
289 Traill, Thomas Cathcart 01 Oct 1973 (74)
290 Hilton, Darcy Fowlis ?? Oct 1973 (84)
291 MacKay, George Chisholm 04 Sep 1973 (75)
292 Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon 27 Jul 1973 (83)
293 Weismann, Eugene 20 Jul 1973 (77)
294 Lega, Giulio 11 Jul 1973 (81)
295 Costes, Dieudonné 18 May 1973 (81)
296 Boy, Herbert 11 May 1973 (76)
297 Flachaire, Georges Charles Marie François 30 Apr 1973 (81)
298 Ranza, Ferruccio 25 Apr 1973 (81)
299 Gurdon, John Everard 14 Apr 1973 (75)
300 Gossner, Max 05 Apr 1973 (79)
Total Records: 1865
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