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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
196 England Bush, James Cromwell 6
197 Germany Busse (Budde), Joachim von 11
198 Italy Buzio, Alessandro 6
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