The Top Aces of the World War One

Germany's top ace, Manfred von Richthofen America's top ace, Eddie Rickenbacker Belgium's top ace, Willy Coppens
France's top ace, Rene Fonck Britian's top ace, William Bishop Italy's top ace, Francesco Baracca
Top: Manfred von Richthofen, Eddie Rickenbacker, Willy Coppens
Bottom Row: René Fonck, William Bishop, Francesco Baracca

World War one aviators were seen as more than soldiers, they were the Knights of the sky The faces of the top rated aces on the Western Front

Lafayette Escadrille from Left to right: Soubiren, Rockwell, Chicomski, Thenault, Cambell and Thall.
Lafayette Escadrille: Soubiren, Rockwell,
Chicomski, Thenault, Cambell & Thall.