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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
91 Canada Hilborn, William Carrall 7
92 Germany Hildebrand, Robert Karl Georg Hildebrand 6
93 England Hill, Charles 7
94 England Hill, Richard Frank 7
95 England Hills, John 7
96 Canada Hilton, Darcy Fowlis 8
97 England Hinchliffe, Walter George Raymond 6
98 South Africa Hind, Ivan Frank 8
99 England Hines, George Frederick 5
100 Germany Hippert, Wilhelm 8
101 England Hoare, Edward 7
102 England Hobson, Frank Harold 15
103 England Hobson, Percy Kyme 7
104 England Hodgkinson, William 5
105 England Hodson, George Stacey 10
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