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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 Jackman, Bruce Stanley C. 6
2 England Jackson, Horace Stanley 6
3 Germany Jacob, Kurt 7
4 Germany Jacobs, Josef Carl Peter 48
5 Germany Jacobsen, Fritz 8
6 Belgium Jacquet, Fernand 7
7 Austro-Hungarian Empire Jaeger (Jäger), Otto 7
8 France Jailler, Lucien Joseph 12
9 Canada James, Mansell Richard 11
10 France Jannekeyn, Jean François 5
11 Germany Janzen, Johannes 13
12 Canada Jarvis, Arthur Eyguem De Montaigne 7
13 England Jarvis, Arthur Gordon 5
14 England Jarvis, Louis William 7
15 England Jeffs, Charles Hubert 5
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