Help us find an owner for this World War II letter

Posted 8/29/13

We received an unusual package in the mail recently, from a reader in Florida. Patricia Cox mailed us a letter, written April 23, 1945, from a soldier overseas to his buddy back home in Bristol. The letter was written by Joseph Machado Jr., who was …

This item is available in full to subscribers.

Please log in to continue

Log in

Don't have an ID?

Print subscribers — Upgrade to All-Access

If you're a print subscriber, add for just $1. Click here to get started .

Digital-only access

If you're not a print subscriber and want to read and our e-editions only, Click here to see your options.

Start an All-Access subscription

Sign up to receive home delivery of your newspaper + access today! Click here to see your options.

2016 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Jim McGaw

A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.