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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 Victories
1 England Babbage, Frank Ford 5
2 USA Badham, William Terry 5
3 USA Baer, Paul Frank 9
4 Germany Baeumer (Bäumer), Paul Wilhelm 43
5 England Bailey, Geoffrey Grierson 8
6 USA Bair, Hilbert Leigh 6
7 England Baker, Brian Edmund 12
8 England Baker, Lovell Dickens 6
9 Australia Baker, Thomas Charles Richmond 12
10 Germany Baldamus, Hartmuth 18
11 England Baldwin, Owen Morgan 16
12 England Balfour, Harold Harington 9
13 England Ball, Albert 44
14 Canada Banbury, Fred Everest 11
15 Austro-Hungarian Empire Banfield, Gottfried Freiherr von 9
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