Bruyères

Bruyères

Bruyères is a town in France. It is the centre of a commune in the Vosges département, and also the main town in its canton. The town built up around a castle built on a hill in the locality in the 6th century. It was the birthplace of Jean Lurçat, in 1892.

History

In the Second World War, it was liberated from German occupation by Japanese-American soldiers of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

It is also the title of No. 5 in French composer Claude Debussy's 'Preludes for Piano', Book Two.

Twin towns

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