- For other uses, see Dallas.
Dallas was a large city on Earth, located in the United States of America. The city was founded in 1841, in what became the state of Texas. Dallas played a major role in the economic growth of the state, and became one of the most populous cities of the southwestern region of the United States.
During the opening hours of World War III, on 1 May 2053, Dallas was destroyed by intercontinental ballistic missiles, nuclear weapons launched against the city by the Eastern Coalition, the enemy alliance opposing the United States and the forces of the New United Nations during that conflict (ST short story: "The Immortality Blues").