First, thank you to all of the veterans and current military personnel for serving our country.
The watercolor doodle was done by Mike Dutton, a Google staffer whose dad was a Vietnam vet.
For the history of this special day, check this history.com page.
Some other cool Google Doodles
Google Doodle honors Marie Curie
Google Doodle celebrates Halloween
Google Doodle honors Art Clokey, creator of Gumby and Pokey
Happy Birthday Google
Jorge Luis Borges
Lucille Ball 100th birthday
Les Paul playable Google Doodle
First human space flight
200th birthday of Robert Bunsen
John James Audubon
Here is an archive of all of the Google Doodles throughout the world. It’s really neat to see ones that appeared in other countries.