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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 Barnekow, Raven Freiherr von 08 Dec 1941 (44)
752 Duncan, Gordon Metcalfe 08 Dec 1941 (42)
753 King, Elwyn Roy 28 Nov 1941 (47)
754 Udet, Ernst 17 Nov 1941 (45)
755 Green, Charles Duncan Bremner 03 Oct 1941 (44)
756 Schuez (Schüz), Hans 31 Aug 1941 KIFA
757 Vitalis, Marie Gaston Fulerand Leon 17 Aug 1941 (51)
758 Lally, Conrad Tolendal 05 Aug 1941 (59)
759 Costantini, Bartolomeo 19 Jul 1941 (52)
760 Phillipps, Roy Cecil 21 May 1941 (49) KIFA
761 Carlin, Sydney 09 May 1941 (52) KIA
762 Davies, Francis James 07 Mar 1941 (52)
763 Regnier, Emile Julien Mathurin 04 Sep 1940 (46)
764 Ritscherle, Karl 24 Aug 1940 (42) KIA
765 Arnoux, Maurice 06 Jun 1940 (45) KIA
Total Records: 1863
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