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Ace of Aces

Definition of the noun Ace of Aces

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noun

  1. [military] The military ace with the greatest number of kills, still in active service, of a nation's military forces, of a particular branch.

Films

  1. "Ace of Aces": L'as des as is a 1982 French-German comedy film starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and directed by Gérard Oury.
  2. "Ace of Aces", also known as Bird of Prey, was a war film, based on the story The Bird of Prey by World War I pilot John Monk Saunders that explores how war can turn a man's moral compass from pacifism to warmonger. Starring Richard Dix, it was similar to many of the period films that appeared to glorify the "knights of the air", but was more complex, examining the motivations of those who choose to go to war.

Games

  1. "Ace of Aces" is a combat flight simulator developed by Artech Digital Entertainment in 1986. The game takes place during World War II and the player flies a RAF Mosquito long range fighter-bomber equipped with rockets, bombs and a cannon. Missions include destroying German fighter planes, bombers, V-1 flying bombs, U-boats, and trains.
    • mode: Single-player video game
    • developer: Artech Digital Entertainment
    • genres: Simulation video game, Flight simulator, Action game
    • publishers: U.S. Gold, Accolade
    • released in (30 years ago)
  2. "Ace of Aces" is a video game.
    • genres: Action game, Shooter game, Flight simulator
    • released on (7 years ago)

Artwork

"Ace of Aces" is an artwork by Geoff Nutkins.

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Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

Ace of Aces (82, Gerard Oury); Le Marginal (83, Deray); Les Morfalous (83, Verneuil);Joyeuses Paques (84,Lautner); Hold-Up (85 , ...

Google previewOhio Encyclopedia (2002)

by Jennifer Herman

As befitted the home State of the Wright brothers, many Ohioans were outstanding in the Air Service, among them Captain Edward Rickenbacker of Columbus, popularly known as “America's Ace of Aces.” After the adoption of the National ...

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