Albert Ballin and the First World War
see also the outbreak of WW I and
the shift in migration patterns and policies
The Ballin - Churchill meeting of July 24, 1914
Ballin's efforts at Anglo-German rapproachment (in German)
Ballin during the First World War
Ballin and Hamburg
Cecil, Lamar. Albert Ballin: Business and Politics in Imperial Germany,
1888-1918. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1967.
Epkenhans, Michael. Tirpitz. 2008
Huldermann, Bernhard. Albert Ballin. Berlin: Gerhard Stalling, 1922.
Kennedy, Paul. M. The Rise of the Anglo-German Antagonism. London:
George Allen and Unwin, 1980.
Massie, Robert K. Dreadnought. New York: Random House, 1991.
Further references, see: here.