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Adriaan Quirinus Hendrik Dijxhoorn
Born (1889-09-10)September 10, 1889
Died January 22, 1953(1953-01-22) (aged 63)
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Place of death De Steeg, Netherlands
Allegiance Netherlands Netherlands
Service/branch Royal Netherlands Army
Battles/wars Battle of the Netherlands

Adriaan Quirinus Hendrik Dijxhoorn (Rotterdam, 10 September 1889 – De Steeg, 22 January 1953) was a Dutch military commander as well as the Dutch secretary of Defense at the beginning of the Battle of the Netherlands. He had a row with commander Izaak H. Reijnders; after the latter retired he appointed the retired general Henri Winkelman. After the Dutch surrender, he went to London to join the Queen and her government.

References

de Jong, Lou. Het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden in de Tweede Wereldoorlog (The Hague, 1969).

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