Education: CADETS OF THE SOVIET UNION

This picture of a class in the Suvorov Military Academy at Kalinin illustrates dominant features of Soviet education since Marshal Stalin abolished coeduca tion (TIME, Aug. 1 6). It is one of nine cadet schools named for the 18th century Russian Field Marshal Alexander Vasilievich Suvorov. Eligible for the school's seven-year course are 10-to-13-year-old sons of Red soldiers, and any boy orphaned by the Germans. Their days are scheduled from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., with three leisure hours. During the war there are no holidays. Studies include tactics, firearms, military history, drill, automotives, fencing, skiing, dancing, and academic work. Graduates...

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