Length of Episodes: 22
Medal of Honor recipient Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo Jr. is the subject of Phil Taylor’s portrait. Leslie was drafted in April 1969 and deployed to Vietnam later that year. On May 10th, 1970 enemy fighters ambushed Leslie and his platoon during a mission in Cambodia. Leslie fought valiantly and sacrificed his own life to protect his comrades. Phil meets Leslie’s wife, brother and two Vietnam veterans from Leslie’s Company to garner information that will help him capture the Soldier’s spirit on canvas. Phil discovers the complex nature of Leslie’s character – the hometown hero and the steadfast, fearless Soldier.