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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 Canada Page, John Albert 7
2 England Paget, Augustus 6
3 France Paillard, Antoine Joseph Henri Louis 5
4 Australia Palliser, Arthur John 7
5 New Zealand Park, Keith Rodney 20
6 Canada Parlee, Medley Kingdon 6
7 Wales Parry, Samuel 9
8 Germany Parschau, Otto 8
9 USA Parsons, Edwin Charles 8
10 England Pashley, Eric Clowes 8
11 England Patey, Herbert Andrew 11
12 Scotland Patrick, William Donald 7
13 Austro-Hungarian Empire Patzelt, Karl 5
14 New Zealand Paul, Carrick Stewart 5
15 England Payne, James Dennis 14
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