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Posters like this one urged Americans to cooperate with census takers. Results from the 1940 census will be released on April 2, offering a "gold mine" of data on Depression-era America. (Library of Congress via Associated Press)

Posters like this one urged Americans to cooperate with census takers. Results from the 1940 census will be released on April 2, offering a "gold mine" of data on Depression-era America. (Library of Congress via Associated Press)

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Best combat rifles of all time

A combat rifle is a military service rifle that fires a full-power rifle cartridge, a mainstay of every modern army in the world. See the best combat rifles ever made.