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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  
751 Costantini, Bartolomeo 19 Jul 1941 (52)
752 Phillipps, Roy Cecil 21 May 1941 (49) KIFA
753 Carlin, Sydney 09 May 1941 (52) KIA
754 Davies, Francis James 07 Mar 1941 (52)
755 Regnier, Emile Julien Mathurin 04 Sep 1940 (46)
756 Ritscherle, Karl 24 Aug 1940 (42) KIA
757 Arnoux, Maurice 06 Jun 1940 (45) KIA
758 Quandt, Theodor 06 Jun 1940 (43) KIA
759 Garaud, Hector Eugene Joseph 05 Apr 1940 (43) KIFA
760 Whistler, Harold Alfred ?? Mar 1940 (44) KIFA
761 Clark, Cecil Christian 30 Nov 1939 (42)
762 Durrand, William 12 Oct 1939 (54)
763 Monnington, Kurt Adolf 17 Feb 1939 (48)
764 Gasser, Lucien Marcel 14 Feb 1939 (42) KIFA
765 Freehill, Maurice Michael 03 Feb 1939 (40)
Total Records: 1863
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