What has happened since the last time Daniel saw Rosa?

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In between the time they say their goodbyes and when they are reunited at the end of the book, the war ends.

Before it does, though, the Gestapo come for them. Daniel and his family are put on the train and sent to Auschwitz. Daniel's mother falls ill, and dies. Daniel joins the resistance.

They are then sent to Buchenwald.

Before the Allies arrive, Erika dies in the infirmary, due to cumulative illness.

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