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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 Italy Pessi, Giorgio 6
32 Austro-Hungarian Empire Peter, Franz 6
33 Australia Peters, George Clifton 7
34 USA Peterson, David McKelvey 5
35 France Petit, Paul Armand 7
36 France Petit-Delchet, Andre Marie Paul 5
37 England Peverell, Edmund Heaton 5
38 France Pezon, Jean Andre 10
39 Germany Pfeiffer, Hermann 11
40 Australia Phillipps, Roy Cecil 15
41 England Phillips, Alan MacMillan 6
42 Italy Piccio, Pier 25
43 England Pickthorn, Charles Edward Murray 5
44 England Pidcock, Geoffrey Arthur Henzell 6
45 Germany Piechulek, Franz 14
Records - 31 to 45 of 91
 
 
 
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