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Who was the highest scoring aerial ACE of WWII?



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Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Nov 11, 2020

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I. Muller

I. Muller

I. Muller
I. Muller, Math Professor, North Carolina

Answered May 06, 2020

The highest scoring aerial ACE of WWII is Erich Hartmann; he had 352 aerial victories. He was a German fighter pilot during the second world war; he was also the most successful ace fighter. He flew 1,404 combat missions; he participated in 825 aerial combat.Erich was born in Weissach, Wurttemberg, on the 19th of April 1922.

Pappy Boyington was an American combat pilot; he was a united State Corps fighter ace during the Second World War.

Adolf Galland was a German general and a flying ace who served during the Second World War.

Gabby Gabreski was a Polish-American combat pilot who retires 26 years of military service; he served during the second world war.

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z28supersportrs

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Answered Oct 15, 2019

The American aces were low because they got to go home after a certain amount of missions.. meaning they can help train green airmen

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John Smith

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John Smith

Answered Jan 16, 2017

Erich Hartmann

Erich Hartmann of the Luftwaffes JG52 was the highest scoring ace of any war. He claimed 352 enemy planes shot down and survived to a ripe old age of 80. By comparison the highest scoring U.S. ace had about 40 planes shot down.
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