Hiroyoshi Nishizawa en Lae, Nueva Guinea, en 1942. Por lo general, considerado el mayor as japonés, entre la Armada o el Ejército. Probablemente nunca se determinó en definitiva. Nishizawa murió durante el vuelo como pasajero en un transporte rumbo a las Filipinas en octubre de 1944 -
Marcel Albert (November 25, 1917 – August 23, 2010) was a French World War II flying ace who flew for the air forces of the Vichy government and the Free French forces, and also for the Royal Air Force.His score totaled 23 victories (including 15 shared) in 262 combat missions, making him the second highest-scoring French ace of World War II. On 27 November 1944 he was awarded the Soviet Union's highest decoration, the Gold Star.
August Von Mackensen fue uno de los líderes militares Alemanes mas importantes durante esta época .Se alisto como voluntario en 1869 en el 2º regimiento de Húsares, en Leszno y fue ascendido subteniente en la guerra franco-prusiana (1870-1871). Al estallar la primera guerra mundial estaba al mando del XVII cuerpo del ejército y formó parte en las batallas de Gumbinnen y Tannenberg. Estuvo a cargo del Gobierno militar alemán en Rumania desde 1917 hasta el final de la guerra.
Sadaaki “Matsu-chan” Akamatsu describing fighter tactics against American planes with the Raiden. Sadaaki Akamatsu (born 30 July 1910) was an infamous JNAF ace who fought from 1937 in China till the end of WW2 in 1945. Akamatsu was well known, with a reputation as a trouble-maker and also a trickster. Many of his air-victories were obtained while drunk and his supervisors stood behind him, as did his fellow pilots who frequently defended and covered for him.
Kunio Iwashita, Japanese Naval Ace, became a Squadron Commander in 1944. Iwashita and his men flew the newest fighter, the Kawanishi N1K2-J Shiden "Violet Lightning" (Allied codename "George). The N1K-J was considered as one of the finest fighters by both its pilots and opponents.