List of World War I aces credited with 9 victories: Wikis

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The term "ace" (now commonly flying ace) was first used by French newspapers during World War I, describing Adolphe Pégoud as l'as (the ace), after he downed five German aircraft.[1] At the beginning of World War I air combat had not been invented and aircraft were for reconnaissance only.[2] When aircraft began to shoot or force down other aircraft, systems to count "air victories" were subsequently developed.[3]

In the early stages of military aviation, different air services evolved different methods of assigning credit for aerial victories. None of these scoring systems were ironclad and they were all subject to flux. The actual number of air victories required to officially qualify as an "ace" varied.[4]

The Germans, who did not use the term "ace" but referred to German pilots who had shot down 10 aircraft as Überkanone (big gun), gave credit to a single pilot with each downing of a particular enemy aircraft, and then only after visual verification of the wreckage of the fallen craft or its occupant(s).[5] The French Armee de l'Air system also only counted aircraft destroyed, but granted full credit to every pilot or aerial gunner participating in a victory, which could sometimes be several individuals.[6][7] Most other nations (including the United States) adopted the French system. British aircraft often fought over German territory, and could not follow the German practice of visual verification of the wreckage of the fallen craft or its occupant(s).[8] Early fighting often only resulted in an opponent being forced to retreat or land ("driven down") within its own territory. Therefore, British practice awarded credit for combats endorsed as "decisive" by the commanding officer of his squadron; this could include German planes "driven down" or aircraft last seen "out of control" but not verified to have crashed.[9][10] Russian scores sometimes reflected defeats without destruction of the foe.[11] The term "ace" was never used officially by the British.[12]

While "ace" status was most often won by fighter pilots, bomber and reconnaissance crews, and observers in two-crew aircraft such as the Bristol F.2b (Bristol Fighter), also destroyed enemy aircraft. On both sides, if a two-crew aircraft destroyed an aircraft, both crew were credited with a victory. Because pilots usually teamed with differing observer/gunners in two-seater aircraft, an observer might be an ace when his pilot was not.[13]

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Abbreviations

      This along with †, indicates that the pilot was either killed in action (KIA), missing in action (MIA), died of wounds (DOW) or killed in a flying accident (KIFA) during World War I.

Awards

Award* indicates a bar is added to the ribbon for holders of the award who received a second award.
Award** and Award*** indicates a second or third bar is added to the ribbon for holders of the award and bar who received a third or fourth award.

Allies

Award Title Notes
AFC Air Force Cross Issued for acts of gallantry while flying on non-active operations to warrant officers and officers of the Royal Air Force[14]
CBE Order of the British Empire An order of chivalry established by George V of the United Kingdom
CdeG Croix de guerre A military decoration of France, also commonly bestowed to foreign military forces allied to France
BCdeG Croix de guerre A military decoration of Belgium, also commonly bestowed to foreign military forces allied to Belgium
CdeLd'H Croix de Légion d'honneur A decoration of France awarded for excellent civil or military conduct delivered, upon official investigation
CG Croce di Guerra A military decoration of Italy
DCM Distinguished Conduct Medal The second-level military decoration awarded other ranks of the British Army
DFC Distinguished Flying Cross Awarded to Royal Air Force commissioned officers and Warrant Officers "in recognition of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy in the air"[15]
DFC(US) Distinguished Flying Cross (United States) Awarded to any officer or enlisted member of the US armed forces who "distinguishes himself or herself by heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight"[16]
DFM Distinguished Flying Medal Awarded to military below commissioned rank, "in recognition of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy in the air"[15]
DSC Distinguished Service Cross Granted "in recognition of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy at sea."[17]
DSO Distinguished Service Order Awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat[18]
DSM Distinguished Service Medal Other Ranks equivalent to the Distinguished Service Cross[17]
DSM(US) Distinguished Service Medal (United States) Awarded for "exceptionally meritorious service to the government of the United States"[19]
MC Military Cross Awarded to "all ranks of the RN, RM, Army, and RAF in recognition of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy on land."[20]
MOH Medal of Honor The highest military decoration awarded by the United States government[21]
MiD Mentioned in Despatches Awarded for gallantry or otherwise commendable service
MM Military Medal Other Ranks equivalent to the Military Cross[20]
MM(Fr) Médaille militaire A decoration of the French Republic
MMV Medal of Military Valor Italian award
OB Order of the Bath The fourth-most senior of the British Orders of Chivalry
OC Order of the Crown (Belgium) A national decoration of Belgium
OLII Order of Leopold II Awarded for meritorious service to the Sovereign of Belgium
OR Order of the Redeemer Awarded to those who have defended the interests of Greece in time of war
OSA Order of St. Anna A Holstein and then Russian order of chivalry
OSG Order of St. George Awarded to military officers and generals only, for the display of highest valour and skills in the face of an exterior enemy
OSR Order of the Star of Romania Romania's highest civil order
OSS Order of Saint Stanislaus Russian Order for a distinguished career in civil or military service
OSV Order of St. Vladimir An Imperial Russian Order
OWE Order of the White Eagle Awarded in recognition of significant service, both military and civil, in the interests of Poland
Cr St Geo Cross of St. George Awarded to non-commissioned officers, soldiers and sailors for extreme bravery in face of the enemy
VC Victoria Cross Highest British military decoration, awarded for valour in the face of the enemy[22]

Central Powers

HOH House Order of Hohenzollern An order of chivalry of the House of Hohenzollern
IC Iron Cross A military decoration of the Kingdom of Prussia, later Germany
MMC(AH) Military Merit Cross (Austria–Hungary) A military decoration of the Empire of Austria-Hungary
MMC(P) Military Merit Cross (Prussia) The highest bravery award of the Kingdom of Prussia for non-commissioned officers and enlisted soldiers
MMM Military Merit Medal (Austria–Hungary) A military decoration of the Empire of Austria–Hungary
MFB Medal for Bravery An Austria–Hungary military decoration
MOMJ Military Order of Max Joseph The highest purely military order of the Kingdom of Bavaria
MOSH Military Order of St. Henry A military order of the Kingdom of Saxony
OIC Order of the Iron Crown An Imperial Austrian order
OL Order of Leopold An Austrian order instituted to reward bravery in the face of the enemy
PLM Pour le Mérite The Kingdom of Prussia's highest military order until the end of World War I[23]
WB Wound Badge Awarded for wounded or frost-bitten soldiers of the Imperial German Army

Composition of ace population

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References

  1. ^ Maksel, Rebecca (7 April 2008). "What does it take to become an "ace"?". Need to Know. Air & Space Magazine. http://www.airspacemag.com/need-to-know/Aces_High.html. Retrieved 20 October 2009.  
  2. ^ Shores, 2001. p. 6
  3. ^ Franks, 2000. p. 7
  4. ^ Kennett, 1999. p. 163
  5. ^ Franks, 2001. p. 7
  6. ^ Franks, 2000. p. 44
  7. ^ "World War I Aerial Victory Credits". Air Force Historical Reasearch Agency. http://www.afhra.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=11417. Retrieved 20 October 2009.  
  8. ^ Shores, 2001. p. 47
  9. ^ Shores, 2001. p. 48
  10. ^ Franks, 2000. pp. 7–8, 15–16
  11. ^ Franks, 2000. p. 83
  12. ^ Maksel, Rebecca (7 April 2008). "What does it take to become an "ace"?". Need to Know. Air & Space Magazine. http://www.airspacemag.com/need-to-know/Aces_High.html. Retrieved 07 November 2009. "Raymond Toliver and Trevor Constable's 1965 book, Fighter Aces, notes that although the British, like the Americans, never officially accepted the term [ace]..."  
  13. ^ Franks, Bailey, Guest, 1993. p. 10
  14. ^ "Air Force Cross". UK Ministry of Defence. http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceFor/Veterans/Medals/AirForceCross.htm. Retrieved 07 November 2009.  
  15. ^ a b "Distinguished Flying Cross". UK Ministry of Defence. http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceFor/Veterans/Medals/DistinguishedFlyingCross.htm. Retrieved 07 November 2009.  
  16. ^ "Distinguished Flying Cross". www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil. http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Awards/DFC1.html. Retrieved 08 November 2009.  
  17. ^ a b "Distinguished Service Cross". UK Ministry of Defence. http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceFor/Veterans/Medals/DistinguishedServiceCross.htm. Retrieved 07 November 2009.  
  18. ^ "Distinguished Service Order". UK Ministry of Defence. http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceFor/Veterans/Medals/DistinguishedServiceOrder.htm. Retrieved 09 December 2009.  
  19. ^ "Distinguished Service Medal". www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil. http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Awards/DISTINGUISHED%20SERVICE%20MEDAL1.htm. Retrieved 08 December 2009.  
  20. ^ a b "Military Cross (MC)". UK Ministry of Defence. http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceFor/Veterans/Medals/MilitaryCrossmc.htm. Retrieved 07 November 2009.  
  21. ^ "The Medal of Honor". Congressional Medal of Honor Society. http://www.cmohs.org/. Retrieved 08 December 2009.  
  22. ^ "Victoria Cross". UK Ministry of Defence. http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceFor/Veterans/Medals/VictoriaCross.htm. Retrieved 09 December 2009.  
  23. ^ "pourlemerite.org". pourlemerite.org. http://www.pourlemerite.org/. Retrieved 20 October 2009.  
  24. ^ Franks, Bailey, Guest, 1993. p.61
  25. ^ http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/by_score.php?q=9&Submit=Search

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Further reading

  • Toliver, Raymond F.; Constable, Trevor J. (1965). Fighter Aces. Macmillan.  

External links

Name Country Air service(s) Victories Notes
Cyril John Agelasto  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Ernst Freiherr von Althaus  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9[24] Pour le Merite, Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross, Military Order of Saint Henry
Charles Arnison  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
Paul Frank Baer  United States Aéronautique Militaire, US Army Air Service 9 Distinguished Service Cross, French Legion d'Honneur, French Croix de Guerre. First ace of the USAS.
Harold H. Balfour  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross with Bar, French Croix de Guerre. Later member of both Parliament and the House of Lords.
Gottfried Freiherr von Banfield  Austria-Hungary Luftfahrtruppen 9 Only ace to win Military Order of Maria Theresa. Also won Order of the Iron Crown, Medal for Bravery (gold and silver awards), Order of Leopold.
William Barnes  United Kingdom Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Walter Beales  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Conduct Medal
Bernard Beanlands  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
Rex Bennett  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Arno Benzler  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9 War Honor Cross for Heroic Deeds, Iron Cross
James Binnie  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Gregory Blaxland  Australia Australian Flying Corps 9
Fernand Bonneton  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Croix de Guerre
John Denis Breakey  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Konrad Brendle  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9
Alexandre Bretillon  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Medaille Militaire, Croix de Guerre
Frederick Britnell  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
William Henry Brown  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
George Bulmer  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross
Francis Casey  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service 9 Distinguished Service Cross
Thomas Cassady  United States Aéronautique Militaire, US Army Air Service 9 Distinguished Service Cross, French Legion d'Honneur, French Croix de Guerre. OSS operative during WW II.
Leonard Arthur Christian  Canada Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Arthur Coadou  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Croix de Guerre.
Theophile Condemine  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Croix de Guerre.
Eric Cummings  Australia Australian Flying Corps 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Donald Cunnell  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps 9
Hector Daniel  South Africa Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force, South African Air Force 9 Military Cross, Air Force Cross. Brigadier General during WW II.
George Darvill  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross
Richard Dawes  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Roger Del'Haye  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Marcel Marc Dhome  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Medaille Militaire, Croix de Guerre
Albert Dietlen  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9
George Dixon  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Gustave Douchy  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Medaille Militaire, Croix de Guerre
Rene Dousinelle  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Croix de Guerre, Belgian Croix de Guerre.
John Doyle  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Christopher Draper  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 "The Mad Major". Distinguished Service Cross, French Croix de Guerre
Arthur Drinkwater  Australia Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Otto Fitzner  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9
James Henry Forman  Canada Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Frederick Gordon  New Zealand Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross, Belgian Croix de Guerre
Robert M. Gordon  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 8 Distinguished Flying Cross
Acheson Goulding  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force 9 Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, French Croix de Guerre
Gilbert Green  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Service Order with Bar, Military Cross with two Bars, Serbian Order of the White Eagle, French Legion d'Honneur, French and Belgian Croix de Guerres.
William Green  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Louis Prosper Gros  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Medaille Militaire Croix de Guerre
George Hackwill  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
James Hardman  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross. Became Air Chief Marshal.
Friedrich Huffzky  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9 Iron Cross
Frederick Hunt  United Kingdom Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Otto Jindra  Austria-Hungary Luftfahrtruppen, Czech Air Force 9 Order of the Iron Crown, Military Merit Cross, Military Merit Medal (2 silver awards). Became Commander in Chief of Czech Air Force.
Reginald Johns  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9
Norman Jones  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Georg Kenzian  Austria-Hungary Luftfahrtruppen 9 German Iron Cross
Harold Kerby  Canada Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Service Cross
Leslie King  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Francis Kitto  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
Herbert Knappe  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9 Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Egon Koepsch  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9
Fritz Kosmahl  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9 Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross
Walter Kypke  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9 Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross
Georges Lachman  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Medaille Militaire, Croix de Guerre, Russian Cross of Saint George, Russian Order of Saint George
Helmut Lange  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9 Iron Cross
Jens Frederick Larson  United States Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Charles Lavers  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
George V. Learmond  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Gustav Leffers  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9 Pour le Merite, Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross
James Leith Leith  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Selden Long  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Service Order, Military Cross,
Cyril Lowe  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross
Norman MacMillan  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross, Air Force Cross. Retired as Wing Commander in 1958.
Herbert Mahn  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9
Cecil Marchant  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
Jean Matton  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Croix de Guerre
Ronald Mauduit  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
Reginald Maxwell  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross
John Sutholand McDonald  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Christopher McEvoy  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
David McGoun  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
Horace Merritt  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
John Milne  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, 9 Military Cross
Eberhard Mohnicke  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9
Basil Moody  South Africa Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Hans Mueller  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9 Iron Cross
Richard Munday  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Service Cross
Charles Napier  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
Giovanni Nicelli  Italy Corpo Aeronautico Militare 9
Ernest Norton  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Service Cross, Belgian Order of the Crown, Belgian Croix de Guerres
Arthur Noss  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps,] 9 Military Cross
Conn Standish O'Grady  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps 9 Military Cross
Samuel Parry  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Karl Pech  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9
Henri Peronneau  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Medaille Militaire, Croix de Guerre
Edmund Pierce  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9
Frank Ransley  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross, French Croix de Guerre
Valentine Reed  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, 9
William Reed  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
George Reid  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Service Order, Military Cross with Bar
William Rogers  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
Willi Rosenstein  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9 Iron Cross
Herbert Rowley  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Retired as Air Commodore.
Ernest Salter  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Legion d'Honneur, Croix de Guerre
Karl Schattauer  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9
Adolf Schulte  Germany Luftstreitkräfte 9 Iron Cross
Joseph Siddall  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9
Charles Sims  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Arthur Solly  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, 9
Anthony Spence  Canada Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9
Grigory Suk  Russia Imperial Army Air Service 9 Cross of Saint George (all 4 classes), Romanian Order of the Crown
Saint Cyprian Tayler  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Military Cross
Mathieu Tenant de la Tour  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Croix de Guerre
Louis Thompson  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Ronald Thornley  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Service Cross
Frederick Travers  United Kingdom Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross, French Croix de Guerre
Ronald Turner  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Ferdinand Udvardy  Austria-Hungary Luftfahrtruppen 9 Medal for Bravery
Marcel Viallet  France Aéronautique Militaire 9 Legion d'Honneur, Medaille Militaire, [[[Croix de guerre]]
Guy Wareing  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Kenneth Watson  Canada Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Distinguished Flying Cross
Albert Edward Wear  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, 9
Georg Weiner  Germany Luftstreitkräfte, Luftwaffe 9 Rose to General Major in WW II.
Thomas Williams  South Africa Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9 Order of the Bath, Order of the British Empire, Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross with Bar. Retired as Air Marshal.
Alec Williamson  United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force 9
Chester Wright  United States US Army Air Service 9 Distinguished Service Cross

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