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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
46 Germany Aue, Paul 10
47 Germany Auer, Hans 5
48 Germany Auffarth (Auffahrt), Harald 29
49 France Auger, Alfred Victor Robert 7
50 Germany Averes, Dietrich 10
51 Italy Avet, Flaminio 8
52 England Babbage, Frank Ford 5
53 USA Badham, William Terry 5
54 USA Baer, Paul Frank 9
55 Germany Baeumer (Bäumer), Paul Wilhelm 43
56 England Bailey, Geoffrey Grierson 8
57 USA Bair, Hilbert Leigh 6
58 Australia Baker, Thomas Charles Richmond 12
59 England Baker, Lovell Dickens 6
60 England Baker, Brian Edmund 12
Records - 46 to 60 of 1865
 
 
 
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