Bleriot The Hero - from our story 'Victoria Station – A History in 33 Photos'

25th July 1909: Crowds cheer French aviation pioneer Louis Bleriot (left, waving) at Victoria station, London, after his historic Channel flight. Seated next to Bleriot is the 1st Viscount Northcliffe, the Daily Mail publisher, who organised the Channel Challenge. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

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