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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
136 Canada Bishop, William Avery 72
137 USA Bissell, Clayton Lawrence 6
138 USA Bissonette, Charles Arthur 6
139 England Biziou, Henry Arthur Richard 8
140 France Bizot, Maurice 10
141 Germany Blaas, Eduard 5
142 England Blackett, Basil John 5
143 Canada Blaiklock, George Walker 5
144 South Africa Blake, Arthur Winston 5
145 France Blanc, Georges Pierre 5
146 England Bland, William Harry 7
147 Australia Blaxland, Gregory Hamilton 9
148 England Blenkiron, Alfred Victor 5
149 Ireland Blennerhasset, Giles Noble 7
150 England Blizard, Charles Cecil 5
Records - 136 to 150 of 1865
 
 
 
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