Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Although most leading Nazis realized that The Protocols of the Elders of Zion was a spurious document, they found it useful in promoting belief in the international Jewish conspiracy of which they were already convinced. Authorship and other details were irrelevant, they averred, if the book expressed "inner truth."
Bytwerk, Randall L., "Believing in "inner Truth": The Protocols of the Elders of Zion in Nazi Propaganda, 1933-1945" (2015). University Faculty Publications and Creative Works. 206.