RINGSIDE SEAT: At the battle that named USS Midway

We’re proud to share amazing stories from America’s most popular warship museum in “United Stories of America,” a docuseries chronicling USS Midway’s epic adventures during 47 years of service.

Young Rudy Matz was in the thick of the action at the most decisive naval action of WWII. His compelling story frames an equally fascinating tale about how USS Midway got its name.