Regarding the specific variants I argue the ones you called out are probably too early. Those blocks were manufactured in 1943. Additionally the VVS had many late block ones as well, so in conclusion I guess probably the G-45/J-20 combination would be the best choice regarding G/J blocks. The "strafer" concept worked out in the Asiatic-Pacific-Theatre, but didn't in Europe. The Western Allied air forces noticed this as did the VVS. Consequently I strongly argue in favor of a J/K with an a
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