On June 28th, 2005, during an infamous mountainside battle with Taliban forces, Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy was killed while trying to protect his Navy SEAL team. In 2007, he was posthumously awarded The Medal Of Honor for his bravery, the first ever given for combat in Afghanistan. This powerful documentary features interviews with LT Murphy's friends, family and teammates, and reveals the remarkable life of the son, brother, neighbor and warrior known to all as 'Murph'; a man who made the ultimate sacrifice for his country and the cause of freedom to become a true American hero. This is the story - and legacy - of Murph: The Protector.
This moving documentary recalls the life and bravery of Lt. Michael P. Murphy, a Navy SEAL, who on August 5, 2005, gave his life in an effort to protect his men during an infamous mountain battle in Afghanistan. "Murph" was the first to be awarded the Medal of Honor for combat in Afghanistan, albeit posthumously, and his story is retold through interviews with family, friends and his SEAL teammates. 2013/color/76 min/PG/widescreen.