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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.
 
Victories:

Records found: 409
    Name Score
211 Italy Lega, Giulio 5
212 Russia Leman, Ernst 5
213 Scotland Lennox, James Scott 5
214 France Leroy De Boiseaumarie, Pierre Marie Gabriel Vincent Ernest 5
215 Germany Leusch, Wilhelm 5
216 France Lienhart, Georges Frederic 5
217 Scotland Lightbody, John Douglas 5
218 South Africa Lindup, Ernest 5
219 Canada Little, Robert Hazen 5
220 Wales Lloyd Williams, John Jordan 5
221 Germany Lorenz, Heinrich 5
222 England Lowe, Reginald 5
223 USA Luff, Frederic Earnest 5
224 England Lupton, Charles Roger 5
225 Scotland MacAndrew, Colin Glen Orr 5
 
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