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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 Wedel, Hasso von 5
32 USA Wehner, Joseph Frank 6
33 Germany Weiner, Georg 9
34 Australia Weir, William James Alexander 6
35 France Weismann, Eugene 7
36 Germany Weiss, Hans 16
37 England Wells, William Lewis 10
38 Australia Wellwood, James Joseph 7
39 Canada Welsh, George Arthur 5
40 Germany Wendelmuth, Rudolf 14
41 Germany Wenzel, Paul 10
42 Germany Wenzl, Richard 12
43 Germany Werner, Johannes 7
44 France Wertheim (Wertheimer), Pierre Armand 5
45 Germany Wessels, Heinrich 6
Records - 31 to 45 of 95
 
 
 
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