When Tom names his German sheperd puppy Scout, little does he know how aptly he has named him. Although the dog's tracking abiity gets him and his master into serious trouble, it also saves Tom's life.
Tom finds himself caught up in events of World War Two. in his youthful adventurousness, Tom is forced to call on the courage and talents of his clever dog again and again. As the allied forces approach his home town, Tom and his friend overhear German military secrets. The secret trail through the swamp puts Scout's talents and Tom's courage and endurance to the ultimate test.
When they get to the other town, they go straight to the Allied command post and tell them what they overheard from the Germans. As dawn breaks Tom shows the secret path to the Allies, who end up liberating Tom's home town.
This report prepared by Derek Vander Laan