superweapons-use of the H bomb would be indiscriminate and suicidal

Atmospheric levels of radioactivity in Norway
Atmospheric levels of radioactivity in Norway
H-bomb-testing-chronology-real
Comparison of the type of bomb actually used in Hiroshima and Nagasaki with that of a Hydrogen bomb.
Comparison of the type of bomb actually used in Hiroshima and Nagasaki with that of a Hydrogen bomb.

Use of the H bomb is unacceptable. To some extent awareness of the enormous destructive power of fusion weapons has subsided with the passage of time.
The chronology of nuclear testing in the 1950s with a resulting build up of radioactivity in the atmosphere and the realization of the implications for humanity led to international agreement to ban the atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons.

Mike exploded in 1952 with a yield of 10.4 megatons was 750 times more powerful than Hiroshima. It left a crater 6,300 feet in diameter and 160 feet deep, big enough to hold 14 buildings the size of the Pentagon.

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