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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 Austro-Hungarian Empire Tahy, Alexander 8
2 Australia Taplin, Leonard Thomas Eaton 12
3 France Tarascon, Paul Albert Pierre 12
4 England Tayler, St. Cyprian Churchill 9
5 England Taylor, Arthur Gilbert Vivian 7
6 USA Taylor, Edgar 5
7 Canada Taylor, Frank Harold 10
8 Canada Taylor, Merrill Samuel 7
9 Australia Taylor, Patrick Gordon 5
10 Austro-Hungarian Empire Teichmann, Karl 5
11 England Tempest, Edmund Roger 17
12 Scotland Tennant, James 7
13 USA Thaw, William 5
14 England Thayre, Frederick James Harry 20
15 Germany Theiller, Renatus 12
Records - 1 to 15 of 69
 
 
 
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