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.


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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