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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[edit | edit source]

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

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