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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 England Rudkin, John 10
92 Austro-Hungarian Empire Rudorfer, Franz 11
93 Germany Ruebe (Rübe), Richard 5
94 Italy Ruffo di Calabria, Fulco 20
95 Germany Rumey, Fritz 45
96 USA Rummell, Leslie Jacob 7
97 Germany Rumpel, Theodor 5
98 Germany Runge, Richard 8
99 England Rusby, Reginald Howard 10
100 Canada Russell, John Bernard 5
101 Canada Rutherford, William Jackson 8
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