Watch the ass hat recant. Then re read the CORRECT order of the winners.
Use this as a lesson wargamers. Pay attention to turn order and sequence of play order! Read those rules, do not assume.
I just had a similar but slightly less embarrassing thing happen… It went like this:
I assumed as most East Front games put the Soviets second in play order that as I started Fortress Stalingrad that with the Soviets going ‘first’ in the over game turn and Turn 1 being a truncated Soviet turn that the Soviets got a back to back turn!!!
Luckily I caught my mistake in time…unlike this poor old has been!