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  • Arun Khetarpal (1950 - 1971)
    Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal PVC (14 October 1950 – 16 December 1971) born in Pune, Maharashtra, was an officer of the Indian Army and a posthumous recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, India's high...
  • Lafayette G. Pool (1919 - 1991)
    Lafayette Green Pool (July 23, 1919 – May 30, 1991) was an American tank-crew and tank-platoon commander in World War II and is widely recognized as the US tank ace of aces, credited with 12 confirme...
  • Sydney Valpy Radley-Walters (1920 - 2015)
    Sydney Valpy Radley-Walters CMM, DSO, MC, CD, nicknamed "Rad" (January 11, 1920 – April 21, 2015), was a tank commander in the Canadian Army. Credited with 18 German tanks and many other armoured veh...
  • Dmitry Lavrinenko (1914 - 1941)
    Dmitry Fyodorovich Lavrinenko (Russian: Дмитрий Фёдорович Лавриненко, September 10, 1914 – December 18, 1941) was a Soviet tank ace and Hero of the Soviet Union. With 58 tank kills, He was the highes...
  • Zvika Greengold
    Zvi Greengold (Hebrew: צבי "צביקה" גרינגולד; born 10 February 1952) is a former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officer who fought during the 1973 Yom Kippur War as a tank commander. He is one of only ei...

Ace of aces is a title accorded to the top active ace within a branch of service in a nation's military in time of war. The title is most closely associated with fighter aces, though there are other types, such as tank aces and submarine aces.

Flying aces

Ace of aces is a title accorded to the top flying ace of a nation's air force during time of war.

World War I

World War II

Post-World War II era

Submarine aces

Ace of the Deep is a title accorded to the top subsea ace/undersea ace/submarine ace of a nation's submarine force during time of war.

Submarine hunters

Tank aces

A "tank ace" or Panzer ace has been described by Historian Robert Kershaw, as being the minority of tank commanders that accounted for the most destroyed enemy armor, saying it is roughly analogous with a flying ace.