1 image. USS Helena, 7 July 1958. Thirty-two members of cruiser Helena who saved life of heart surgery victim by giving blood award.; Supplemental material reads: "Gershon; city desk; daily; illus; Helena Blood Award. Their blood saved the life of heart surgery victim. 32 member of the heavy Cruiser Helena form "V" around a regulus on the fantail of the Helena after they had been given Red Cross special citation. The operation was successful. Entire crew witnessed ceremonies in which Rear Admiral M.H. Hubbard, commander Cruiser Division 3, presented the citation and shook hads [sic] with the men".