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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
226 Canada MacDonald, Ross Morrison 5
227 Scotland MacKay, Harry William MacKintosh 5
228 England MacLean, Loudoun James 5
229 Austro-Hungarian Empire Macourek, Bela 5
230 Canada MacRae, John Finlay Noel 5
231 USA Magoun, Francis Peabody 5
232 France Malavialle, Paul Louis 5
233 Canada Manley, Patrick Sarsfield 5
234 England Mansbridge, Leslie Morton 5
235 England Mansell, William Stanley 5
236 Italy Martinengo, Federico 5
237 Germany Marwede, Hans Heinrich 5
238 England Masding, Stanley Henry Percy 5
239 Italy Masiero, Guido 5
240 England Mason, Jack 5
 
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