Re: Vecernicek and Czechs have a word for it "Pametnik" - afterthought
--- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "melvyn.geo" <zehrovak@d...> wrote:
> Those who [can] remember.
> Those who were there at the time [and can still remember].
> Surviving witnesses.
there were no surviving contemporaries left to interview...
Not an exact equivalent, but might work in situations where you are talking about a specific person.
Or for dramatic events, perhaps:
Those who lived to tell the tale/story etc.