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What did ace mean in World War 1?

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An ace is a fighter pilot who has shot down five or more enemy aircraft. The rules for validating an enemy "kill" varied between countries. Some required a witness. Others were not so strict and the kills could be shared.

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Ace was the term used for highly successful pilots.

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