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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  
46 Johnston, Edgar Charles 22 May 1988 (92)
47 Roques, Jacques RaphaŽl ?? May 1988 (91)
48 Howsam, George Robert 16 Apr 1988 (93)
49 Farrell, Conway MacAlister Gray 31 Mar 1988 (90)
50 Hays, Frank Kerr 29 Feb 1988 (92)
51 Porter, Kenneth Lee 03 Feb 1988 (92)
52 Todd, Robert Miles 20 Jan 1988 (91)
53 Edgley, Denis Edwin ?? Oct 1987 (88)
54 Rhodes, Hervey 11 Sep 1987 (92)
55 Fieseler, Gerhard 01 Sep 1987 (91)
56 Thomson, William McKenzie 09 Jul 1987 (89)
57 Fox Rule, Gordon 10 Jun 1987 (89)
58 Saunders, Hugh William Lumsden 08 May 1987 (93)
59 Bulmer, George William 05 Apr 1987 (89)
60 Osten, Hans-Georg von der 27 Mar 1987 (92)
Total Records: 1863
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