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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 Woollven, Charles Henry Chapman 5
92 England Worthington, Charles Edward 5
93 USA Wright, Chester Ellis 9
94 England Wright, William Alan 8
95 Germany Wuesthoff (Wüsthoff), Kurt 27
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