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.
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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.