|Second||World War 3: Sinister Operations|
|Fourth||Destroyed (rebuilt in epilogue)|
Los Angeles is a major city in the United States and the hometown of Olivia Coons, the main protagonist. In the novel World War 3: Sinister Operations, Los Angeles is invaded by Ben Hoving and the Iron Hand in order to establish an Iron Hand regime in America, as part of Operation Grendel.
- This is the first major city in the novel.
- Los Angeles is the third major battle setting in the novel (the fighting in Camulet, Las Vegas, and Spokane is nearly never shown).