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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:

Viewing all records: 1865
    Name Score
286 Canada Glen, James Alpheus 15
287 England Goode, Harry King 15
288 Australia Gordon, John Rutherford 15
289 Canada Greene, John Edmund 15
290 Germany Haussmann, Albert 15
291 South Africa Hayne, Edwin Tufnell 15
292 Germany Heldmann, Alois 15
293 England Hobson, Frank Harold 15
294 England Jones, John 15
295 South Africa Kiddie, Andrew Cameron 15
296 Germany Loeffler (Löffler), Otto 15
297 Germany Marwitz, Hans-Georg von der 15
298 England Mellings, Harold Thomas 15
299 Ireland Mills, Alfred Stanley 15
300 Germany Nathanael, Edmund 15
 
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