|Adriaan Quirinus Hendrik Dijxhoorn|
|Born||September 10, 1889|
|Died||January 22, 1953(aged 63)|
|Place of birth||Rotterdam, Netherlands|
|Place of death||De Steeg, 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.
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de Jong, Lou. Het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden in de Tweede Wereldoorlog (The Hague, 1969).
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