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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  
121 Hugues, Marcel Anatole 14 Jul 1982 (90)
122 Hunter, Frank O'Driscoll 25 Jun 1982 (88)
123 Puffer, Stanley Asa 13 Jun 1982 (89)
124 McRae, Russell Fern 16 May 1982 (86)
125 Hoy, Ernest Charles 22 Apr 1982 (87)
126 Lambert, William Carpenter 19 Mar 1982 (88)
127 Hardman, James Donald Innes 02 Mar 1982 (83)
128 Hudson, Harold Byrn ?? Feb 1982 (84)
129 Mai, Josef 18 Jan 1982 (95)
130 Price, William Thomas 17 Jan 1982 (87)
131 Godfrey, Albert Earl 01 Jan 1982 (92)
132 Morgan, Josiah Lewis ?? ?? 1982 (89)
133 Crundall, Edward Duncan ?? Dec 1981 (85)
134 Staudacher, Georg 15 Oct 1981 (83)
135 Maushake, Heinrich 31 Aug 1981 (87)
Total Records: 1865
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