Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 7, No. 7 July 26, 1944
The effect of the war on Russian students closely parallels that in China. In the Soviet Union there was the same sequence of events—the destruction of the Universities in conquered territory, the migration from the scorched earth area into the hinterland, the determined effort of students to continue their studies in their own transplanted universities or in others. Again, as in China, they realised that their greatest contribution to their country's need was in fitting themselves for trained and specialised leadership.