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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  
316 Cunninghame, Frederick Joseph 30 Oct 1972 (78)
317 Hubrich, Gerhard 20 Oct 1972 (76)
318 Forman, James Henry 04 Oct 1972 (76)
319 Buzio, Alessandro 01 Oct 1972 (79)
320 Achard, Albert 21 Aug 1972 (78)
321 Ruamps, Laurent Baptisti 27 Jul 1972 (75)
322 Harvey, William Frederick James 21 Jul 1972 (75)
323 Cassady, Thomas Gantz 09 Jul 1972 (76)
324 Catto, Charles Gray 24 Jun 1972 (76)
325 Thompson, Louis Mark 11 Jun 1972 (84)
326 Larkin, Herbert Joseph 10 Jun 1972 (78)
327 Pineau, Cleo Francis 29 May 1972 (79)
328 Biddle, Charles John 22 Mar 1972 (82)
329 Chambers, Reed McKinley 16 Jan 1972 (78)
330 White, James Butler 02 Jan 1972 (79)
Total Records: 1865
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