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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  
361 Soar, Reginald Rhys ?? ?? 1971 (78)
362 Laumann, Arthur 18 Nov 1970 (76)
363 Degelow, Carl 09 Nov 1970 (79)
364 Keirstead, Ronald McNeill 23 Oct 1970 (75)
365 De Boigne, François Eugene Marie Antoin 23 Aug 1970 (74)
366 Stovall, William Howard 11 May 1970 (75)
367 Schmueckle (Schmückle), Karl 03 Apr 1970 (75)
368 Bowman, Geoffrey Hilton 25 Mar 1970 (79)
369 Libby, Frederick 09 Jan 1970 (78)
370 Sloot, Lambertus Louis Theodore ?? ?? 1970 (76)
371 Worthington, Charles Edward ?? ?? 1970 (73)
372 Herisson, William Louis Max 25 Dec 1969 (75)
373 Gillet, Francis Warrington 21 Dec 1969 (74)
374 Masding, Stanley Henry Percy ?? Dec 1969 (73)
375 Hoehne (Höhne), Otto 22 Nov 1969 (74)
Total Records: 1865
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