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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
31 Germany Kirschstein, Hans 27
32 Austro-Hungarian Empire Kiss, Josef 19
33 Germany Kissenberth, Otto 20
34 Wales Kitto, Francis Mansel 9
35 Germany Klaiber, Otto 6
36 Germany Klaudat, Gustav 6
37 Germany Klein, Hans 22
38 Germany Klein, Johannes 16
39 Germany Klimke, Rudolf 17
40 Germany Knappe, Herbert Wilhelm Franz 9
41 Canada Knight, Arthur Gerald 8
42 USA Knight, Duerson 10
43 England Knights, Sidney Arthur William 8
44 USA Knotts, Howard Clayton 6
45 Scotland Knowles, Frederick John 7
Records - 31 to 45 of 71
 
 
 
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