THE UNIVERSAL COMPENDIUM

Korean War Aces

Pilot Kills
United States
Capt. Joseph C. McConnell, Jr
16
Maj. James Jabarra
15
Capt. Manuel J. Fernandez
14½
Maj. George A. Davis, Jr
14
Col. Royal N. Baker
13
Maj. Frederick C. Blesse
10
Lt Harold E. Fischer
10
Lt Colonel Vermont Garrison
10
Col. James K. Johnson
10
Capt. Lonnie R. Moore
10
Capt. Ralph S. Parr, Jr
10
Lt James F. Low
9
Robinson Risner
8
Clifford Jolley
7
Leonard Lilley
7
Lt Henry Buttelman
7
Maj. Donald Adams
Col. Francis S. Gabreski
Maj. James P. Hagerstrom
George Jones
Winton Marshall
Robert Love
6
Maj. John F. Bolt
6
James Kasler
6
Maj. William T. Whisner
Robert Baldwin
5
Capt. Richard S. Becker
5
Maj. Stephen L. Bettinger
5
Lt Guy B. Bordelon
5
Richard Creighton
5
Clyde Curtin
5
Cecil Foster
5
Ralph Gibson
5
Capt. Robert Latshaw
5
Robert Moore
5
Dolphin Overton
5
George Ruddell
5
Col. Harrison Thyng
5
William Westcott
5
China
Chao Bao Tun
9
Kim Tsi Oc
9
Fan Van Chou
8
Russia
Yevgeni Pepelyaev
32
Nikolai Sutyagin
21
Dimitri Oskin
15
Lev Schukin
15
Aleksandr Smurchkov
15
Serafim Subbutin
15
Mikhail Ponomarev
14
A. Sherberstov
14
Sergei Kramarenko
13
Stepan Bakhaev
11
Nikolai Dokaschenko
11
Mikhail Mihin
11
Grigory Okhay
11
Dmitri Samoylov
10
Arkady Boytsov
10
Grigory Ges
9
Vladimir I. Alfeyev
8
Nikolai I. Inanov
8
Grigory Pulov
8
B. Bokach
7
Muraviev
7
Fedor Shebanov
6
Nikolai Zameskin
6
I. Zaplavnev
6
Boris Abakumov
5
Anatoliy Karelin
5


Notes

Shooting down at least five enemy aircraft during combat qualifies as an ace. 'Half' and 'third' refers to kills being credited to more than one pilot. Some claims to aces were exaggerated.

Sources

Edwards, P. M. Korean War Almanac. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2006.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 



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