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Stringtable strings show nice umlauts; text read from file shows up like "für" -- how to fix?

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My world is: MFC, Visual Studio C++, using MBCS character set.   Generally using CString as my favorite string type, but sometimes std:string as well.  

I can put German words in my string table and they show up in the GUI just fine - full of lovely umlauts and other accents.   But if I have a *.txt file containing German text with umlauts, when I read it in (using CStdioFile) and then show it in the GUI, the umlauts and other special characters do not print nicely, instead things like  für  showing up (should be "fur" with an umlaut on the u).  

How can I read a *.txt file of German text and show it in the GUI?  Thought this was simple.  I could swear I've done it before without issue.  Thanks in advance for your help!
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